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Debates in International Political Economyorganizes writings by leading scholars and practitioners into debates on current global economic issues. #xA0; Balancing how international controversies are talked about in academic literature and in the news, the diverse topics and selections in this reader broaden knowledge of international political economy and facilitate critical thinking. Debates in International Political Economynot only covers issues of contemporary and conceptual interest but also helps students take a position on economic affairs that affect their lives.
Thomas Oatley is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Table of Contents
|The Liberal International Order||p. 1|
|Geopolitical Change Threatens the Liberal Order v. The Liberal Order Remains Robust||p. 3|
|˘Revisiting the Future: Geopolitical Effects of the Financial Crisis÷|
|˘The Liberal International Order and Its Discontents÷|
|International Trade||p. 29|
|Trade Deficits Reduce Total Jobs v. Trade Deficits Produce Different Jobs||p. 32|
|˘The China Trade Toll÷|
|˘The Employment Rationale for Trade Protection÷|
|Retrain Workers v. Redistribute Income||p. 53|
|˘Strengthening Trade Adjustment Assistance÷|
|˘A New Deal for Globalization÷|
|Migration Brings Economic Gains v. Migration Reduces Cultural Cohesion||p. 76|
|˘The Case for Immigration÷|
|Free Trade Agreements are Stepping-Stones v. Free Trade Agreements are Stumbling Blocks||p. 95|
|˘Free-Trade Agreements: Steppingstones to a More Open World÷|
|˘Why PTAs Are a Pox on the World Trading System÷|
|Restrict Trade to Reduce Greenhouse Gases v. Don't Restrict Trade to Support Climate Change Goals||p. 122|
|˘Addressing the Leakage/Competitiveness Issue in Climate Change Policy Proposals|
|˘International Trade Law and the Economics of Climate Policy: Evaluating the Legality and Effectiveness of Proposals to Address Competitiveness and Leakage Concerns÷|
|Multinational Corporations||p. 157|
|Sweatshop Regulation is Counterproductive v. Governments Must Regulate Sweatshops||p. 159|
|˘In Praise of Cheap Labor: Bad Jobs at Bad Wages Are Better than No Jobs at All÷|
|˘Why Economists Are Wrong about Sweatshops and the Antisweatshop Movement÷|
|The Multinational Corporation Race to the Bottom v. The Myth of the Multinational Corporation Race to the Bottom||p. 183|
|˘Multinational Enterprises and the Prospects for Justice÷|
|Sovereign Wealth Funds Threaten U.S. Interests v. Sovereign Wealth Funds Do Not Threaten U.S. Interests||p. 210|
|˘Sovereign Wealth Funds, Oil, and the New World Economic Order÷|
|˘The Rise of Sovereign Wealth Funds: Impacts on U.S. Foreign Policy and Economic Interests÷|
|International Monetary Issues||p. 233|
|Too Little Market Regulation Caused the Financial Crisis v. Too Much Government Intervention Caused the Financial Crisis||p. 235|
|˘The Anatomy of a Murder: Who Killed America's Economy?÷|
|˘How Did We Get into This Financial Mess?÷|
|China Must Revalue to Correct Global Imbalances v. Chinese Revaluation Will Not Correct Global Imbalances||p. 253|
|˘The Dollar and the Renminbi÷|
|˘Reconsidering Revaluation: The Wrong Approach to the U.S.-Chinese Trade Imbalance÷|
|Development in the Global Economy||p. 271|
|Trade Promotes Growth v. Trade Does Not Promote Growth||p. 273|
|˘Spreading the Wealth÷|
|˘Trading in Illusions÷|
|Foreign Aid Promotes Development v. Foreign Aid is Ineffective||p. 295|
|˘Eyes Wide Open: On the Targeted Use of Foreign Aid÷|
|˘The Cartel of Good Intentions÷|
|Microcredit Facilitates Development V. Microcredit Does Not Facilitate Development||p. 314|
|˘Poverty Is a Threat to Peace÷|
|˘The Micromagic of Microcredit÷|
|The Future of Globalization||p. 331|
|The Beijing Consensus Will Replace the Washington Consensus v. The Myth of the Beijing Consensus||p. 333|
|˘Redefining Beijing Consensus: Ten Economic Principles÷|
|˘The Myth of the Beijing Consensus÷|
|The Consequence of Crisis: Fundamental Change or Essential Continuity?||p. 364|
|˘Globalization in Retreat: Further Geopolitical Consequences of the Financial Crisis÷|
|˘What ˘Chimerica÷ Hath Wrought÷|
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