Globalization can have positive effects in many areas. This statement should not be as controversial as it often seems. In order for it to realize its potential however, there must be competent global institutions to deal with the problems caused by globalization.
This book examines global economic institutions critically, it presents an accessible fluid history of globalization and explains how global public goods should be defined, how global economic institutions work, and looks at the effect that major organizations such as WTO, IMF, UNEP etc. have on finance, the environment, transport, and so on.
The beauty of Global Economic Institutions lies in its unique approach and the author's ability to explain complicated economic and political systems and terms with commendable clarity and style. Students and academics interested in international business and economics will find this book a useful tool. Researchers, business consultants, policy-makers and so forth may yet come to see this volume asindispensable.