Globalization Or Maritime Empire in the Post-Cold War Era: When Policy Becomes War By Other Means
- The politics of trade. // Canada & the World Backgrounder;Oct98, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p4
Provides an overview into the history of international trade. Emergence of the mercantilist approach to trading; Impact of the American Revolution on trading system; Principle of invisible hand enunciated by Adam Smith, considered the father of capitalism; Reasons behind the popularity of...
- Technology and Neo-Mercantilism in International Agricultural Trade. Malmgren, H.B.; Schlechty, D.L. // American Journal of Agricultural Economics;Dec69, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p1325
Addresses technological and policy development problems in international agricultural trade as of December 1969. Emergence of new mercantilism; Implementation of the Common Agricultural Policy by the European Economic Community; Purpose of the restitution system of export payments; Effects of...
- Chapter 2: Globalisation and the Caribbean: A Five Hundred-year Perspective. Singh, Kelvin // Caribbean Survival & the Global Challenge;2002, p18
Chapter 2 of the book "Caribbean Survival and the Global Challenge," edited by Ramesh Ramsaran is presented. It explores the crucial role of the archipelagic Caribbean in the process of the European expansion and the 500 years discovery of Christopher Columbus. It highlights the integration of...
- food, security of. Mason, Mike // Globalization & Development: A Glossary;2005, p51
An encyclopedia entry for "security of food" is presented. An argument that every state should have secure a supply of food for its population is said to exist. This argument works against the comparative advantage idea at the foundation of globalization. India, Kenya and the Dominican Republic...
- Trade Surplus Narrows Further. // Latin America Monitor: Southern Cone Monitor;Nov2006, Vol. 23 Issue 11, p1
The article focuses on the current business condition in Argentina. It reports that Argentina's trade surplus increased by 1.09% month-on-month due to stronger export growth, but the surplus experienced a decline of 20.5% on a year-on-year basis. It was believed that there are several downside...
- Medieval economics revisited. Witzel, Morgen // European Business Forum;Autumn2004, Issue 19, p82
Discusses the development of mercantilism in England and Scotland. Impact of protectionism on free trade; Features of mercantilism; Evolution of mercantilism as a reaction to economic decline.
- GOVERNMENT DEFICITS. Monti, Mario // FE: The Magazine for Financial Executives;Dec1985, Vol. 1 Issue 12, p27
Presents the author's perspectives on government deficits in Italy. Diversion of too many savings into meeting current deficiencies; Production of an excess of consumption over production; Cause of inflation.
- Two Possible Paths Forward. Atkinson, Robert; Ezell, Stephen // Futurist;Jan/Feb2013, Vol. 47 Issue 1, p18
The authors reflect on organizing a new international trade zone. They discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a free trade agreement among countries such as Australia, Vietnam, and the United States, stating that this system could serve as a model for a new trade zone if countries...
- International Convergence in Regulation: The Case of Measurable Standards. Garbo, Lorenzo // International Advances in Economic Research;Feb2002, Vol. 8 Issue 1, p10
Explores the effects of international trade on standard levels through economies of scale. Description of the minimum standard setting process; Facts on the self sufficiency equilibria; Discussion on an integrated two-country equilibrium.