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WIDER perspectives on global development

Author: A B (Anthony Barnes) Sir Atkinson; World Institute for Development Economics Research.; United Nations University.
Publisher: Houndmills [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.
Series: Studies in development economics and policy.
Edition/Format:   Print book : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume brings together some of the most influential scholars in development economics to explore methods of improving the well-being of the poor, how to design effective structures and institutions for poverty reduction, and what the role of economic, political and social dimensions are (and should be) in global development. The issues addressed include globalization, both its governance and a historical  Read more...
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Material Type: Government publication, International government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A B (Anthony Barnes) Sir Atkinson; World Institute for Development Economics Research.; United Nations University.
ISBN: 1403996261 9781403996268 1403996318 9781403996312
OCLC Number: 123976734
Notes: "In association with the UN University/World Institute for Development Economics Research."
Material type: Addresses, essays, etc.
Material type: Reports/studies.
Description: xx, 259 pages : charts, graphs, tables.
Contents: Introduction : wider perspectives on global development / Giovanni Andrea Cornia, Matti Pohjola and Anthony Shorrocks --
1. The contribution of the new institutional economics to an understanding of the transition problem / Douglass C. North --
2. More instruments and broader goals : moving toward the post-Washington consensus / Joseph E. Stiglitz --
3. Is rising income inequality inevitable? : a critique of the transatlantic consensus / Anthony B. Atkinson --
4. Globalization and appropriate governance / Jagdish N. Bhagwati --
5. Horizontal inequalities : a neglected dimension of development / Frances Stewart --
6. Winners and losers over two centuries of globalization / Jeffrey G. Williamson --
7. Global labour standards and local freedoms / Kaushik Basu --
8. Rethinking growth strategies / Dani Rodrik.
Series Title: Studies in development economics and policy.
Responsibility: Anthony B. Atkinson [and others].

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