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State Subsidies in the Global Economy

  • Authors

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Nikolaos Zahariadis
    Pages 1-21
  3. Nikolaos Zahariadis
    Pages 23-36
  4. Nikolaos Zahariadis
    Pages 37-57
  5. Nikolaos Zahariadis
    Pages 59-78
  6. Nikolaos Zahariadis
    Pages 79-102
  7. Nikolaos Zahariadis
    Pages 103-132
  8. Nikolaos Zahariadis
    Pages 133-158
  9. Nikolaos Zahariadis
    Pages 159-168
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 169-193

About this book


Using figures from European Union members, the volume highlights the conditional effects of globalization, asset specificity, and domestic institutions. Far from being impotent, democratic states face politically powerful pressures to continue to shield social actors from the vagaries of the global market.


Europe European Union (EU) Global economy globalization

About the authors

Nikolaos Zahariadis, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA.

Bibliographic information


" State Subsidies in the Global Economy provides a comprehensive account of the domestic political and global economic conditions accounting for different levels and types of subsidies. This is an important and certainly timely issue, illustrated in a penetrating and rewarding text."- Mitchell P. SmithAssociate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Political Science and School of International and Area Studies The University of Oklahoma