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Description - Wider Perspectives on Global Development by Unu-Wider

This volume brings together some of the most influential scholars in development economics to explore how to improve 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. Issues addressed include globalization; both its governance and a historical perspective; inequality, of income, and the potential for conflict; trade and labour practises in a transitional and developing world, and; the natures and characteristics of institutions and markets.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403996312
ISBN-10: 1403996318
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 259
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 7-Sep-2005
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Unu-Wider

ANTHONY B. ATKINSON Warden of Nuffield College, University of Oxford, UK KAUSHIK BASU C. Marks Professor of International Studies and Professor of Economics and Director, Program on Comparative Economic Development, Cornell University, USA JAGDISH. N. BHAGWATI Professor, Columbia University and Senior Fellow in International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations, New York, USA GIOVANNI ANDREA CORNIA Professor, Faculty of Economics, University of Florence, Italy DOUGLASS C. NORTH Spencer T. Olin Professor in Arts and Sciences, Washington University, USA MATTI POHJOLA Professor of Economics, Helsinki School of Economics, Finland DANI RODRIK Professor of International Political Economy, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, USA ANTHONY SHORROCKS Director, World Institute for Development Economics Research/United Nations University (UNU/WIDER), Finland FRANCES STEWART Professor of Development Economics and Director, Centre for Research on Inequality, Human Security and Ethnicity (CRISE), University of Oxford, UK JOSEPH E. STIGLITZ Professor, Columbia Business School, Columbia University, USA JEFFREY G. WILLIAMSON Laird Bell Professor of Economics, Center for International Development, Harvard University, USA

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Wider Perspectives on Global Development by Unu-Wider
Hardback, September 2005