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Towards a better global economy : policy implications for citizens worldwide in the twenty-first century

Author: Franklin AllenJere Richard BehrmanNancy BirdsallShahrokh FardoustDani RodrikAll authors
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Fluctuations in international trade, financial markets, and commodity prices, as well as the tendency of institutions to favour the interests of the better-off and powerful, pose risks for citizens of all countries. This volume examines the factors that are most likely to facilitate economic growth in low-, middle-, and high-income economies.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Franklin Allen; Jere Richard Behrman; Nancy Birdsall; Shahrokh Fardoust; Dani Rodrik; Andrew D Steer; Arvind Subramanian
ISBN: 9780191790065 0191790060 9780198723455 0198723458
OCLC Number: 896944204
Description: 1 online resource (xxx, 521 pages) : illustrations, maps.
Contents: Towards a better global economy project : overview and policy options / Jere R. Behrman and Shahrokh Fardoust --
The past, present, and future of economic growth / Dani Rodrik ; commentary / Kemal Derviş, Chang-Tai Hsieh, Branko Milanovic, Zia Qureshi --
Population quantity, quality, and mobility / Jere R. Behrman and Hans-Peter Kohler ; commentary / Ronald Lee --
The hyperglobalization of trade and its future / Arvind Subramanian and Martin Kessler ; commentary / Bernard Hoekman --
Does finance accelerate or retard growth? : theory and evidence / Franklin Allen, Elena Carletti, Jun "QJ" Qian, and Patricio Valenzuela ; commentary / Stijn Claessens, Thorsten Beck --
Resource depletion, climate change, and economic growth / Andrew Steer ; commentary / Jeremy Oppenheim --
Global markets, global citizens, and global governance in the twenty-first century / Nancy Birdsall, with Christian Meyer and Alexis Sowa ; commentary / Pratap Bhanu Mehta.
Other Titles: Policy implications for citizens worldwide in the twenty-first century
Responsibility: Franklin Allen, Jere R. Behrman, Nancy Birdsall, Shahrokh Fardoust, Dani Rodrik, Andrew Steer, and Arvind Subramanian.

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