Globalization versus Development
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Globalization versus Development by K. S. Jomo
Book DescriptionBoth globalization and development are contested terms. Establishing their meaning and exploring how the two interact in the real world are crucial to understanding the expansion of the global economy. Globalization versus Development addresses the implication of recent globalization for economic development prospects in the South in general, including references to the relatively open economies of Southeast Asia. The contributors take a critical perspective on the effects of trade liberalization; explore the challenges for development in the face of globalization; and focus on financial liberalization and its likely implications for sustaining development with reference to the aftermath of the financial crisis.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780333919668
(216mm x 140mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 3-Aug-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author K. S. Jomo
Ethnic Business, Paperback (June 2014)
The role of ethnic Chinese business in Southeast Asia in catalyzing economic development in the region has been hotly debated. This book examines the key features attributed to Chinese business: business-government relations, the family firm, trust and networks, and supposed Asian values.
Growth Divergences, Paperback (January 2008)
Features analytical studies that seek to explain the major differences in economic performance by considering the dynamics of international economic growth, diverging growth rates, economic structures, and sources of demand, successes and collapses in the developing world, and the episodes of real income stagnation of various countries.
Towards Full and Decent Employment, Paperback (January 2008)
Looks at the fundamental importance of employment for development. This book states that employment creation is the key link in ensuring that economic growth contributes to poverty reduction. It also explores different approaches to social security, the informal economy, the welfare state and rural employment in Africa.
Southeast Asian Paper Tigers?, Paperback (November 2004)» View all books by K. S. Jomo
Covering the Asian financial crisis, this book contains chapters written by international experts in Asian economics.
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Author Biography - K. S. Jomo
MOHAMED ASLAM Lecturer, Department of Analytical Economics, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur CHIN KOK FAY Lecturer, Faculty of Development Sciences, National University of Malaya MARTIN KHOR Director, Third World Network, Penang, Malaysia SANJAYA LALL Professor, Green College, Oxford University, United Kingdom WILLIAM LAZONICK Director, Institute of Industrial Competitiveness, University of Massachusetts, Lowell, USA DEEPAK NAYYER Professor, Centre for Economic Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India MARY O'SULLIVAN Assistant Professor, INSEAD, France ROBERT ROWTHRON Professor, Faculty of Economics and Politics, Cambridge University AJIT SINGH Professor, Faculty of Economics and Politics, Cambridge University
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