Globalisation, the environment and recent trends in international trade

Sgro, Pasquale 2003, Globalisation, the environment and recent trends in international trade. In Batten, Jonathan A. and Fetherston, Thomas A. (ed), Social responsibility : corporate governance issues, J A I Press Inc, Amsterdam, Netherlands, pp.21-45.

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Title Globalisation, the environment and recent trends in international trade
Author(s) Sgro, PasqualeORCID iD for Sgro, Pasquale
Title of book Social responsibility : corporate governance issues
Editor(s) Batten, Jonathan A.
Fetherston, Thomas A.
Publication date 2003
Series Research in international business and finance ; v. 17
Total chapters 21
Start page 21
End page 45
Total pages 25
Publisher J A I Press Inc
Place of Publication Amsterdam, Netherlands
Summary The process of globalization has had far-reaching social as well as economic effects. The term "globalization" is generally taken to mean an increase in international transactions in markets for goods, services and factors of production and a growth in institutions .that straddle international borders. This development has also meant that the corporate-governance mechanisms have to be reinforced to ensure fairness and transparency as well as social responsibility. Finally, international infrastructure and institutions have to evolve to facilitate and ameliorate the effects of the growth in this world trade on the environment, sustainable development and bio-diversity. This paper provides an overview of the current developments in all these areas.
Notes Introduction and Overview 1 Acknowledgements 6 1 A Two Sector General Equilibrium Model of an Economy 7 2 A Simple Treatment of the Generalized Harris-Todaro Model 53 3 Policy Making in the Generalized Harris-Todaro Model Bharat R. Hazari, J. J. Nowak, and M. Sahli 87 4 Out-Migration, Unemployment, Income and Structural Change: A Trade Theoretic Analysis 115 5 Capital Mobility, Tariff, Unemployment and the Real Exchange Rate 129 6 Free Trade Zones, Tariffs and the Real Exchange Rate 155 7 Factor Mobility and Spill-Over Effects in a Model of Multilateral Trade 179 8 Illegal Migration, Unemployment and Welfare 209 9 Illegal Migration, Border Enforcement and Growth
ISBN 0762310251
ISSN 0275-5319
Language eng
Field of Research 140210 International Economics and International Finance
HERDC Research category B1 Book chapter
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