Trade and Globalisation


Economic Diplomacy: Economic and Political Perspectives

16 Aug 2011 - 16:45

In a climate of enhanced global competition, attention for economic diplomacy has substantially grown, as much in the West as in other parts of the world. This book edited by Peter A.G. van Bergeijk Maaike Okano-Heijmand Jan Melissen conceptualizes economic diplomacy and adds to a better understanding of its central place in the theory and practice of international relations. With original research from a number of thematic and regional perspectives, scholars from diplomatic studies, economics, international relations and political economy make this a unique multidisciplinary contribution to a burgeoning field

Edited by Peter A.G. van Bergeijk, Institute of Social Studies at Erasmus University, Maaike Okano-Heijmans, Netherlands Institute for International Relations 'Clingendael', and Jan Melissen, Netherlands Institute for International Relations 'Clingendael'


Introduction Economic Diplomacy: The Issues. pp. 1-6 - Peter A.G. van Bergeijk, Maaike Okano-Heijmans and Jan Melissen

Conceptualizing Economic Diplomacy: The Crossroads of International Relations, Economics, IPE and Diplomatic Studies pp. 7-36 - Maaike Okano-Heijmans

Globalism Ascendant, Regionalism Stagnant: Japan's response to the Global Financial Crisis, pp. 37-61 - Mireya Solís

Great Power Style' in China's Economic Diplomacy: Filling the Shoes of a Benign Hegemon? pp. 63-81 - Yang Jiang

EU Economic Diplomacy:The Factors Shaping Common Action, pp. 83-99 - Stephen Woolcock

The Economic Effectiveness if Diplomatic Representation: An Economic Analysis of its Contribution to Bilateral Trade, pp.101-120 - Peter A.G. van Bergeijk, Henri L.F. de Groot and Mina Yakop

Commercial Diplomacy in the Context of International Business, pp. 121-148 - Olivier Naray

Any Ties that Bind? Economic Diplomacy on the South Asian Subcontinent, pp. 149-169 - Han Dorussen, Syed Mansoob Murshed and Hugh Ward

Economic Diplomacy in a Changing World, pp. 171-186 - Maxime Verhagen and Henk Bleker

The Diplomacy of the Financial Crisis in Context, pp. 187-201 - Nicholas Bayne

Development Cooperation as Economic Diplomacy? pp. 203-217 - Arjan de Haan

This publication was originally published as Volume 6, Nos 1-2 (2011) pp. 1-218 in

Brill's Journal The Hague Journal of Diplomacy