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The Evolving International Economy


  • Chichilnisky,Graciela
  • Heal,Geoffrey M.


This book focuses on the main issues of trade and development, and on the attainment of the major development goals generally espoused in the international community: rapid development in the Third World, sustained economic expansion in the industrial countries and the eradication of deep inequalities and of extreme poverty. It consists of four parts. The first three give an overall analysis of the world economy, with commentary and conclusions on major issues of trade and development. The fourth part provides the intuitive basis for the main results within the context of the formal models, and rigorous proofs are found in the references given to the technical literature. The analysis is descriptive, focusing on the particulars of market behaviour and tracing the ways in which markets respond to policies, in the belief that policies cannot be viewed in a vacuum, but must be confronted with the responses of the market. The interplay of domestic policies and international markets is a main feature of the authors' analysis.

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  • Chichilnisky,Graciela & Heal,Geoffrey M., 1987. "The Evolving International Economy," Cambridge Books, Cambridge University Press, number 9780521267168, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:cup:cbooks:9780521267168

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    1. Chichilnisky, Graciela, 1990. "Large and small models: their suitability for North-South issues," MPRA Paper 8354, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    2. Chichilnisky, Graciela, 1996. "Trade regimes and GATT: resource-intensive vs. knowledge intensive growth," MPRA Paper 8493, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    3. Chichilnisky, Graciela, 1992. "Strategies for trade liberalization in the Americas," Sede de la CEPAL en Santiago (Estudios e Investigaciones) 33919, Naciones Unidas Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL).
    4. Chichilnisky, Graciela, 1991. "Development at the turn of our century," MPRA Paper 8133, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    5. Chichilnisky, Graciela & Abraham, Ralph & Record, Ron, 1998. "North-South trade and the dynamics of the environment, Chapter 2.2," MPRA Paper 8818, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    6. Chichilnisky, Graciela & Heal, Geoffrey & Lin, Yun, 1995. "Chaotic price dynamics, increasing returns and the Phillips curve," Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization, Elsevier, vol. 27(2), pages 279-291, July.
    7. Chichilnisky, Graciela, 1996. "Trade regimes and Gatt: resource intensive vs. knowledge intensive growth, Chapter 10," MPRA Paper 8813, University Library of Munich, Germany.
    8. Chichilnisky, Graciela, 1994. "Property rights and the dynamics of renewable resources in North-South trade, Chapter 1," MPRA Paper 8513, University Library of Munich, Germany.

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