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Globalization in Historical Perspective

Author: Michael D Bordo; Alan M Taylor; Jeffrey G Williamson; National Bureau of Economic Research,
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. ; London : University of Chicago Press, 2003.
Series: National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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As awareness of the process of globalization grows and the study of its effects becomes increasingly important to governments and businesses (as well as to a sizable opposition), the need for historical understanding also increases. Despite the importance of the topic, few attempts have been made to present a long-term economic analysis of the phenomenon, one that frames the issue by examining its place in the long  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Conference papers and proceedings
Congresses
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael D Bordo; Alan M Taylor; Jeffrey G Williamson; National Bureau of Economic Research,
ISBN: 1281125342 9781281125347 9786611125349 6611125345 0226065995 9780226065991 9780226066004 0226066002
OCLC Number: 1162573514
Language Note: English.
Notes: Description based upon print version of record.
Description: 1 online resource (600 p.).
Contents: Acknowledgments; Introduction; I. The Rise and Fall (and Rise) of Market Integration; II. The Great Divergence, Geography, and Technology; III. Financial Institutions, Regimes, and Crises; Globalization in Interdisciplinary Perspective: A Panel; Contributors; Author Index; Subject Index
Series Title: National Bureau of Economic Research conference report.
Other Titles: National Bureau of Economic Research Conference Report

Abstract:

As awareness of the process of globalization grows and the study of its effects becomes increasingly important to governments and businesses (as well as to a sizable opposition), the need for historical understanding also increases. Despite the importance of the topic, few attempts have been made to present a long-term economic analysis of the phenomenon, one that frames the issue by examining its place in the long history of international integration.This volume collects eleven papers doing exactly that and more. The first group of essays explores how the process of globalization.

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