Globalization and Development: A Handbook of New Perspectives

Paperback | September 15, 2010

EditorAshwini Deshpande

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This volume suggests multiple alternatives for globalization and development, showcasing new research by young scholars from several developing countries. Addressing a variety of specific topics such as trade regimes, financial fragility, currency convertibility, monetary policy labour andemployment, cross-national growth comparisons, and China's growth experience, the book suggests policy alternatives away from the mainstream discourse. Located in the context of each country being studied where the discussion moves beyond the general to the particular, it refutes the'one-size-fits-all' approach.

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This volume suggests multiple alternatives for globalization and development, showcasing new research by young scholars from several developing countries. Addressing a variety of specific topics such as trade regimes, financial fragility, currency convertibility, monetary policy labour andemployment, cross-national growth comparisons, ...

Ashwini Deshpande is Professor of Economics, Delhi School of Economics at the University of Delhi.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:320 pagesPublished:September 15, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198069103

ISBN - 13:9780198069102

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Preface and Acknowledgements1. Ashwini Deshpande: Introduction2. Ha-Joon Chang: Policy Space in Historical Perspective with special reference to Trade and Industrial PoliciesPart 1: Trade Regimes and Exchange Rate Policies3. Pavel Isa-Contreras and Miguel Ceara-Hatton: Special and Differential Treatment in Trade Regimes: A Comparative Analysis of GATT, WTO, FTAA and COTONOU4. P. L. Beena: Limits to Universal Trade Liberalization: Experience of South Asia in Textiles and Clothing SectorPart 2: Financial Fragility, Currency Convertibility, and Monetary Policy5. Ramaa Vasudevan: Core-Periphery Asymmetry, Triangular Adjustment patterns, and the Export of Fragility: A Stock-Flow Consistent Model6. Martin P. Abeles: Economic Openness, Financial Fragility and Corporate Finance: A Minskyian Perspective on Argentina's 2001 Crisis7. Armen V. Papazian: Trust, Freedom, and Wealth Creation: A Political Economy of Dollarization in Lebanon8. Gilberto A. Libanio: 'Good Governance' in Monetary Policy and the Negative Real Effects of Inflation Targeting in Developing EconomiesPart 3: Labour and Employment9. Fiona Tregenna: The Dynamics of Manufacturing Employment in South Africa10. Emel Memis: The Evolution of Wage Differentials under the Export-Led Regime in Turkish Manufacturing Industry: A Cluster Analysis11. A. Burca Kizilirmak: Labour Market Participation Decisions of Married Women: Evidence from TurkeyPart 4: Issues in Cross-National Growth Comparison12. J. W. Fedderke, J. M. Luiz and R. H. J. De Kadt: Fractionalization Indexes and Economic Growth: Longitudinal Evidence from South AfricaPart 5: Lessons From China13. Jinkang Zhang: Targeted FDI Promotion Strategy: Attracting the 'Right' FDI for Development14. Mario Biggeri: China in Perspective: From Economic 'Miracle' to Human Development?Part 6: Creating Policy Space15. Jean Dreze: India's Employment Guarantee Act: Reclaiming Policy SpaceAppendices