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Globalization, growth, and poverty : building an inclusive world economy.

by Collier, Paul; Dollar, David; World Bank.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: A World Bank policy research report. Publisher: Washington, DC : New York, N.Y. : World Bank ; Oxford University Press, c2002Description: xiii, 174 p. : col. ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0195216083 (OUP); 082135048X (World Bank); 9780195216080.Other title: Building an inclusive world economy.Subject(s): Poor -- Developing countries | Economic development | Poverty -- Developing countries | Globalization -- Economic aspects | International economic integration | Developing countries -- Economic policy | Developing countries -- Economic conditionsOnline resources: Publisher description | WorldCat details | E-book Fulltext
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Table of contents Overview -- The new wave of globalization and its economic effects -- Improving the international architecture for integration -- Strengthening domestic institutions and policies -- Power, culture, and the environment -- An agenda for action.
Summary: Summary: Globalization is a powerful force for poverty reduction as societies and economies around the world are becoming more integrated. Although this international integration presents tremendous opportunities for developing countries, it also has raised concerns about rising inequality, shifting power, and cultural uniformity. This report assesses the impact of globalization and addresses the ensuing anxieties. It proposes an agenda for action aimed at mitigating the risks that globalization potentially generates, while maximizing the opportunities for the poor.--Publisher description.
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"This report was prepared under the supervision of Nicolas Stern, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President. It was written by Paul Collier (Director, Development Research Group) and David Dollar (Research Mamager in the Development Research Group" -- xiii

"A copublication of the World Bank and Oxford University Press" -- t.p.

Includes bibliographical references (p.161-174).

Table of contents Overview -- The new wave of globalization and its economic effects -- Improving the international architecture for integration -- Strengthening domestic institutions and policies -- Power, culture, and the environment -- An agenda for action.

Summary:
Globalization is a powerful force for poverty reduction as societies and economies around the world are becoming more integrated. Although this international integration presents tremendous opportunities for developing countries, it also has raised concerns about rising inequality, shifting power, and cultural uniformity. This report assesses the impact of globalization and addresses the ensuing anxieties. It proposes an agenda for action aimed at mitigating the risks that globalization potentially generates, while maximizing the opportunities for the poor.--Publisher description.

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