Wider Perspectives on Global Development

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.

Table of contents
  1. The Contribution of the New Institutional Economics to an Understanding of the Transition Problem
    Douglass C. North
  2. More Instruments and Broader Goals: Moving Toward the Post-Washington Consensus
    Joseph E. Stiglitz
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  3. Is Rising Income Inequality Inevitable?: A Critique of the Transatlantic Consensus
    Anthony Barnes Atkinson
  4. Globalization and Appropriate Governance
    Jagdish N. Bhagwati
  5. Horizontal Inequalities: A Neglected Dimension of Development
    Frances Stewart
  6. Winners and Losers over Two Centuries of Globalization
    Jeffrey G. Williamson
  7. Global Labour Standards and Local Freedoms
    Kaushik Basu
  8. Rethinking Growth Strategies
    Dani Rodrik
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