The Impact of Globalization on the World's Poor: Transmission Mechanisms by M. NissankeThe Impact of Globalization on the World's Poor: Transmission Mechanisms by M. Nissanke

The Impact of Globalization on the World's Poor: Transmission Mechanisms

byM. Nissanke

Hardcover | January 5, 2007

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This book examines the various channels and transmission mechanisms, such as greater openness to trade and foreign investment, economic growth, effects on income distribution, technology transfer and labour migration through which the process of globalization affects different dimensions of poverty in the developing world.
PRANAB BARDHAN Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley, USA KAUSHIK BASU Professor of Economics, C. Marks Professor of International Studies and Director, Comparative Economic Development Program, Cornell University, USA ALESSANDRO FEDERICI University of Rome 'La Sapienza', Italy CAROL GRAHAM Senior Fellow, Economic ...
Title:The Impact of Globalization on the World's Poor: Transmission MechanismsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:361 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1 inPublished:January 5, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230004792

ISBN - 13:9780230004795

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Table of Contents

PART 1: OVERVIEW Overview; M.Nissanke & E.Thorbecke Channels and Policy Debate in the Globalization-Inequality-Poverty Nexus; M.Nissanke & E.Thorbecke PART 2:THE GLOBALIZATION OPENNESS-GROWTH-INEQUALITY-POVERTY NEXUS AND CHANNEL The Relationship between Income Inequality, Poverty and Globalization; A.Heshmati Globalization and Poverty Trends across Regions: The Role of Variation in the Income and Inequality Elasticities of Poverty; A.Kalwij & A.Verschoor Looking Beyond Averages in the Trade and Poverty Debate; M.Ravallion Globalization and Rural Poverty; P.Bardhan Globalization, Production, and Poverty; R.Jenkins PART 3: OTHER CHANNELS IN THE GLOBALIZATION-POVERTY RELATIONSHIP: TECHNOLOGY, VULNERABILITY, FLOW OF INFORMATION, INSTITUTIONS The Role of Information in Technology Adoption under Poverty; J.Zhao Trade Openness and Vulnerability in Central and Eastern Europe; P.Montalbano, A.Federici, U.Triulzi & C.Pietrobelli Globalization, Poverty, Inequality, and Insecurity: Some Insights from the Economics of Happiness; C.Graham Explaining Threshold Effects of Globalization on Poverty: An Institutional Perspective; A.Sindzingre Globalization, Poverty and Inequality: What is the Relationship? What Can be Done? K.Basu