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UNU-WIDER Winners and Losers in Two Centuries of Globalization

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A teenager wears torn rubber boots in a muddy local market in Bac Ha, Viet Nam. As of 2005 figures, half the world population—more than 3 billion people–is estimated to live on less than USD 2.50 a day. Bac Ha, Viet Nam. UN Photo/Kibae Park.

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Winners and Losers in Two Centuries of Globalization

Publisher:
UNU-WIDER
Series:
WIDER Annual Lecture
Volume:
6
Title:
Winners and Losers in Two Centuries of Globalization
Authors:
Jeffrey G. Williamson
Publication date:
October 2002
ISBN Printed:
9291901806
ISBN Web:
9291901814
ISBN 13 Print:
9789291901807
ISBN 13 Web:
9789291901814
Copyright holder:
© UNU-WIDER
Copyright year:
2002
Keywords:
globalization, inequality, migration
JEL:
N10, D63, F13
Sponsor:
Supported by the Royal Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Format:
online and printed copies
 
The lecture was given at the University of Copenhagen on 5 September 2002.

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