The World Economy

The World Economy : Geography, Business, Development

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For undergraduate courses in Economic Geography, International Trade, International Business, International Marketing, and International Development.

Provides a sound theoretical and practical foundation for understanding the global economy in an era of shifting borders, restructuring economies, and regional realignments. It combines economic theory with geography in addressing critical problems of growth, distribution, and development, and to explain their impact on international business. Recent geopolitical changes are vividly portrayed in a series of superb full color maps and striking photographs. Uses real-world examples to make abstract concepts understandable. The book provides a global perspective on international business through a pragmatic world view.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 550 pages
  • 210 x 276mm
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • photographs, index
  • 0130261688
  • 9780130261687

Table of contents

1. Globalization of the World Economy: An Introduction.

2. Population and the World Economy.

3. Resources and Environment.

4. Transportation and Communications in World Economy.

5. World Agriculture and Rural Land Use.

6. Urban Land Use: Theory and Practice.

7. Cities as Retail and Service Centers.

8. Industrial Location: Firms.

9. Industrial Location: World Regions.

10. International Business I: Dynamics.

11. International Business II: World Patterns.

12. Development.



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