International Economics - Globalization
Andean Community (English or Spanish)
"...is a subregional organization endowed with an international legal status, which is made up of Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Venezuela and the bodies and institutions comprising the Andean Integration System (AIS)."
Sections include: Trade in Goods ; Trade in Services ; Customs Union ; Circulation of Persons ; Common Market ; Common Foreign Policy ; Border Development ; Social Agenda ; Sustainable Development ; Economic Policies ; Business Directory ; Treaties and Legislation ; Statistics ; Documents.
Asia Business Today
A Resource of the Asia Society and Citigroup Foundation.
"...an online resource developed by the Asia Society for information on U.S./Asia economic and business relations, Asia's role in the international economy, and the costs and benefits of economic 'globalization.'"
Foreign Policy In Focus - Globalization in Focus
"...FPIF will provide close coverage of the issues facing these embattled institutions, while also looking at the agendas and strategies of the citizens movements themselves."
Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA)
"...official home page of the Free Trade Area of the Americas process or FTAA. This site follows the process initiated in the 1994 Summit of the Americas to integrate the economies of the Western Hemisphere into a single free trade arrangement...maintained by the Tripartite Committee, which consists of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the Organization of American States (OAS) and the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) on behalf of the member governments of the countries participating in the Free Trade Area of the Americas."
Global Macroeconomic and Financial Policy Site
Sections include: Asian Crisis ; International Financial System ; Financial Sector Issues ; Countries ; Exchange Rates ; Current Policy Topics ; Academic Research ; Macro Resources ; Data ; Tools ; Current News ; Interesting Readings ; Hot Topics.
By Nouriel Roubini, Stern School of Business, New York University
International Business Resource Desk
"...is a global business knowledge web-portal that connects international business professionals worldwide to a wealth of information, insights, and learning resources on global business activities. By serving as a gateway to specialized knowledge on countries, cross-border business transactions, and cross-cultural management, globalEDGETM responds to a real interest expressed by an increasing number of global business professionals. It also creates a virtual community of both executives and academics with like interests."
NoLogo: The Book That Became Part of a Movement
Web site for the popular book by Naomi Klein.
"...it will function as a forum for discussion and debate, and for sharing information, strategies of subversion and creative alternatives. It is also intended to keep you abreast of news about the politics of brand hegemony and corporate power, and of acts of organized and disorganized resistance from all over the world."
The Political Economy of Development Studies
"This academic site has a dual purpose: a) to publish electronic versions of books, papers, notes and analytical material related to development studies, and b) to facilitate easy access to major sources of electronic information for development studies and related disciplines."
By Robinson Rojas
[Special] Summit of the Americas
January 12-13, 2004, Monterrey, Mexico
"...will work basically on issues of social policy and equity, and look for a new agenda for Latin America and the Caribbean that transcends the Washington consensus..."
Includes daily updates and live transmission.
- Organization of American States
[World Trade Organization] Documents Online (English, French, or Spanish)
"This database provides access to the official documentation of the World Trade Organization, including the legal texts of the WTO agreements. You may retrieve and consult documents online and also download selected documents from the site to your PC, if you so wish. Note: this database does not contain WTO publications...The database contains WTO documentation from 1995 onwards and is updated daily. It also contains selected material for the period 1974-1994, principally Uruguay Round documents and a small number of GATT documents. There are currently over 100,000 documents in the database in the three official languages of the WTO."
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