Globalization and the Knowledge Economy : Perspectives for Malaysia
This book presents selected papers from two conferences. The papers chose for this volume deal with key issues faced by Malaysia in confronting the twin phenomena of globalization and the emergence of the “knowledge-based economy”. The papers have been grouped under four main headings. Part 1: An overview of the knowledge-based economy, discussing some of the major economic meanings and implications of the growth of the knowledge-based economy, setting a background and framework for the particular policy areas that are discussed in subsequent parts. Part 2: Focuses on challenges of macroeconomic management for open economies in globalized world economy. Part 3: The “real” side of trade and tax policies in a global economy. Part 4: Reviews some of the broader implications of globalization for the environment, for cultural industries and for the more general development of the service sector.
Author: Mohamed Ariff and Frank Flatters
Price: RM50.00, (US$25.00)