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Emerging Issues in Economics and Development

Edited by Musa Jega Ibrahim

Islamic Development Bank

Economics is about understanding the rational behaviour of economic agents (households, firms, industries and government) in their decisions to achieve best outcomes of their goals and aspirations. They collectively converge to achieve the utmost economic and social benefits for all in the country in terms of economic growth and development. Economic growth and development occur through efficient use of available resources to meet effective demand and social needs. The challenge that countries are facing is proper application of appropriate policy mix to optimize the opportunities of increasingly interdependent global economic landscape. For emerging economies, a multiple sector strategy that propels economic transformation is crucial. This needs to be predicated on robust macroeconomic policy framework that aligns with global production and consumption activities to drive economic growth process for achieving sustainable development.

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Emerging Issues in Economics and DevelopmentEdited by Musa Jega Ibrahim

Published: September 13th 2017

DOI: 10.5772/66236

ISBN: 978-953-51-3530-2

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-3529-6

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-4656-8

Copyright year: 2017

Books open for chapter submissions

8358 Total Chapter Downloads

15 Crossref Citations

2 Web of Science Citations

19 Dimensions Citations


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1. Introductory Chapter: Economics, Natural Resources and Sustainable Development

By Introductory Chapter: Economics, Natural Resources and Sustainable Development


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2. Self-Organizing Maps to Analyze Value Creation in Mergers and Acquisitions in the Telecommunications Sector

By Julio Navío, Jose M. Martinez-Martinez, Alberto Urueña, Juan J. Garcés and Emilio Soria


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3. Do Foreign Investors Crowd Out or Crowd In Domestic Investment? A Panel Analysis for OECD Countries

By Burçak Polat


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4. Analysis of ‘Dutch Disease Effects’ on Asian Economies

By Hiroyuki Taguchi


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5. Ricardo’s Law of Comparative Advantage and the Law of Association: A Subjective Analysis

By Er’el Granot


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6. International Trade: The Position of Africa in Global Merchandise Trade

By Nahanga Verter


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