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The Resource Globalisation, development and transition : conversations with eminent economists, Brian Snowdon

Globalisation, development and transition : conversations with eminent economists, Brian Snowdon

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Globalisation, development and transition : conversations with eminent economists
Title
Globalisation, development and transition
Title remainder
conversations with eminent economists
Statement of responsibility
Brian Snowdon
Title variation
Globalization, development and transition
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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Snowdon, Brian
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • International economic relations
  • Globalization
  • Economic history
Label
Globalisation, development and transition : conversations with eminent economists, Brian Snowdon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 455-521) and index
Contents
The fall and rise of globalisation -- Introduction -- Globalisation v. 'globaphobia' -- The gains from trade and good governance -- When did globalisation begin? -- The 'great reversal' : international disintegration and recovery -- Financial globalisation -- The benefits and costs of financial integration -- Exchange rate regimes and the 'open-economy trilemma' -- The role of the International Monetary Fund -- Globalisation and the IMF : some lessons from the 1990s -- International labour migration -- The 'offshore outsourcing' controversy -- The size of nations -- Growth, productivity and international competitiveness -- Analysing global competitiveness -- The Growth Competitiveness Index -- The Business Competitiveness Index -- The Global Competitiveness Index -- Improving competitiveness of developing countries -- Conclusion -- Economic development in historical perspective -- Introduction -- The 'great escape' -- Alternative measures of 'progress' -- Income measures -- Beyond income measures of progress : basic needs, the PQLI and life expectancy -- The Human Development Index -- Competitiveness indices -- Measures of freedom -- Anthropometrics -- The economics of obesity -- The economics of happiness and life satisfaction -- The birth of development economics -- From the 'dirigiste consensus' to the 'Washington consensus' and beyond -- Growth and development -- Growth, development and the role of institutions -- Economic history and institutions -- Bandits and kleptocrats -- Barriers to growth and development -- Sub-Saharan Africa's 'growth tragedy' -- From 'Marshall Plan' to Millennium Development Goals -- 2005 : a 'pivotal year' in the development debate? -- The foreign aid controversy -- Aid and poverty traps -- Foreign aid : a 'weapon of mass salvation' -- Conclusion -- The rise and fall of the socialist system and the trials of transition -- Introduction -- The legacy of Marx -- The rise and fall of the socialist system and the Soviet Union, 1917-91 -- From 'golden age' growth to slowdown -- Western perceptions of the socialist system -- Economic analysis under socialism -- From glasnost and perestroika to transition -- The political economy of transition -- A third way : is market socialism feasible? -- Alternative paths of transition : the shock therapy v. gradualism debate -- The political economy of reform -- Conclusion
Control code
ocm74029284
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 537 p.
Isbn
9781845428501
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006034554
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)74029284
Label
Globalisation, development and transition : conversations with eminent economists, Brian Snowdon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 455-521) and index
Contents
The fall and rise of globalisation -- Introduction -- Globalisation v. 'globaphobia' -- The gains from trade and good governance -- When did globalisation begin? -- The 'great reversal' : international disintegration and recovery -- Financial globalisation -- The benefits and costs of financial integration -- Exchange rate regimes and the 'open-economy trilemma' -- The role of the International Monetary Fund -- Globalisation and the IMF : some lessons from the 1990s -- International labour migration -- The 'offshore outsourcing' controversy -- The size of nations -- Growth, productivity and international competitiveness -- Analysing global competitiveness -- The Growth Competitiveness Index -- The Business Competitiveness Index -- The Global Competitiveness Index -- Improving competitiveness of developing countries -- Conclusion -- Economic development in historical perspective -- Introduction -- The 'great escape' -- Alternative measures of 'progress' -- Income measures -- Beyond income measures of progress : basic needs, the PQLI and life expectancy -- The Human Development Index -- Competitiveness indices -- Measures of freedom -- Anthropometrics -- The economics of obesity -- The economics of happiness and life satisfaction -- The birth of development economics -- From the 'dirigiste consensus' to the 'Washington consensus' and beyond -- Growth and development -- Growth, development and the role of institutions -- Economic history and institutions -- Bandits and kleptocrats -- Barriers to growth and development -- Sub-Saharan Africa's 'growth tragedy' -- From 'Marshall Plan' to Millennium Development Goals -- 2005 : a 'pivotal year' in the development debate? -- The foreign aid controversy -- Aid and poverty traps -- Foreign aid : a 'weapon of mass salvation' -- Conclusion -- The rise and fall of the socialist system and the trials of transition -- Introduction -- The legacy of Marx -- The rise and fall of the socialist system and the Soviet Union, 1917-91 -- From 'golden age' growth to slowdown -- Western perceptions of the socialist system -- Economic analysis under socialism -- From glasnost and perestroika to transition -- The political economy of transition -- A third way : is market socialism feasible? -- Alternative paths of transition : the shock therapy v. gradualism debate -- The political economy of reform -- Conclusion
Control code
ocm74029284
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xviii, 537 p.
Isbn
9781845428501
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006034554
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)74029284

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