Globalization for Development: Meeting New Challenges

Paperback | March 21, 2012

byIan Goldin, Kenneth A. Reinert

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Globalization and its relation to poverty reduction and development are not well understood. This book explores the ways in which globalization can overcome poverty or make it worse. The book defines the big historical trends, identifies the main globalization processes - trade, finance, aid,migration, and ideas - and examines how each can contribute to economic development. By considering what helps and what does not, the book presents policy recommendations to make globalization more effective as a vehicle for shared growth and poverty reduction. It will be of interest to students,researchers, and anyone concerned with the effects of globalization on international development.

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Globalization and its relation to poverty reduction and development are not well understood. This book explores the ways in which globalization can overcome poverty or make it worse. The book defines the big historical trends, identifies the main globalization processes - trade, finance, aid,migration, and ideas - and examines how each...

From 2001 to 2006, Prof. Goldin was at the World Bank, where he served as Director of Development Policy (2001 to 2003) and Vice President (2003 to 2006). From 1995 to 2001 he was Chief Executive and Managing Director of the Development Bank of Southern Africa. During this period, he served as an advisor to President Mandela. Previou...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:368 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.07 inPublished:March 21, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199645574

ISBN - 13:9780199645572

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Table of Contents

1. Background and Context2. Globalization and Poverty3. Trade4. Finance5. Aid6. Migration7. Ideas8. Toward A Policy Agenda

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"Ian Goldin has been at the centre of action in the debate on globalization and development for a long time. His collaboration with Ken Reinert on this subject is a must for those who are looking for both courageous conceptual design and practical solutions." --Kemal Dervis, Vice President and Director of Global Economy and Development The Brookings Institution and former Head of the United Nations Development Programme