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F. Gerard Adams, World Economics, June 2008
The rapid globalization of the world economy is causing fundamental changes in patterns of trade and finance. Some economists have argued that globali..
Will Globalization Survive?
Martin Wolf, World Economics, December 2005
Globalization is not inevitable. It depends on politics. Today, it depends above all on US politics. Without successful US leadership, the present glo..
The Impact of Globalization on Rural Poverty
Alexander Sarris, World Economics, June 2003
The paper first reviews the meaning and causes of globalization. It indicates that globalization is not a new phenomenon in history, but the current ..
Tim Lankester on Andrew Glyn, Capitalism Unleashed: Finance, Globalization, and Welfare
World Economics, June 2007
Miranda Xafa on Frederic S. Mishkin, The Next Great Globalization: How Disadvantaged Nations Can Harness Their Financial Systems to Get Rich
World Economics, June 2008
Cycles of Silver
Dennis O. Flynn & Arturo Giráldez, World Economics, June 2002
Absent a workable definition of the term ‘globalization’, debates today lack intellectual rigor. Most consider globalization a 20th-century (even pos..
Ramkishen S. Rajan & Graham Bird, World Economics, September 2001
The concept of globalisation has received a great deal of popular attention in recent years. However, the term is often used quite loosely. When defi..
The Economics of Happiness
Carol Graham, World Economics, September 2005
The economics of happiness is an approach to assessing welfare that combines economists’ techniques with those of psychologists, and relies on more ex..
Globalisation and Inflation
Charles Bean, World Economics, March 2007
In this paper, Charles Bean, Executive Director, Chief Economist and member of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Bank of England, discusses the imp..
Are Mr de Rato’s Spectacles Rose Tinted?
Graham Bird, World Economics, June 2006
Since the annual meetings of the IMF in September 2005, its Managing Director, Rodrigo de Rato, has been publicizing a medium-term strategy for the in..
Should We Be Globaphobic About Globalisation?
An interview with introduction by Brian Snowdon, World Economics, December 2002
Dani Rodrik is best known for his work on international economics, trade policy, the institutional foundations of economic development, and the polit..
Globalisation, Economic Progress and New Millennium Collectivism
David Henderson, World Economics, September 2004
Three major studies of globalisation and its effects have recently been published. One of these is the report of an international commission of emine..
Globalisation and the Asia–Pacific Revival
Arne Bigsten, World Economics, June 2004
This paper reviews evidence on the evolution of international economic integration of Asia–Pacific countries, and discusses the extent to which this ..
Keynes, Globalisation and the Bretton Woods Institutions in the Light of Changing Ideas about Markets
Robert Skidelsky, World Economics, March 2005
For most of the twentieth century, pessimism about, and hostility to, markets was prevalent and this pulled in an anti-globalist direction. Indeed, t..
The World is not Flat
Philippe De Lombaerde & P. Lelio Iapadre, World Economics, December 2008
This paper reviews different proposals for the measurement of globalisation, arguing that available composite indicators, although going beyond a pur..
The World Financial Crisis
F. Gerard Adams, World Economics, March 2009
The world financial crisis of 2008 is a consequence of new financial technologies, new accounting methods and new international linkages. These develo..
Back to the Future
An interview with introduction by Brian Snowdon, World Economics, December 2003
Jeffrey Williamson is a leading authority on the economic history of the international economy. His interests cover a wide area within the field of ..
The Return of the 1970s?
Fredrik Erixon and Razeen Sally, World Economics, March 2010
The global economic crisis, and governments’ responses to the crisis, did not precipitate a descent into 1930s-style protectionism. That is a relief. ..
Championing Free Trade in the Second Age of Globalisation
An interview with introduction by Brian Snowdon, World Economics, December 2001
Professor Jagdish Bhagwati is without question one of the world’s leading economists and an authority on the principles and practice of foreign trade..
Global Income Inequality
Branko Milanovic, World Economics, March 2006
This paper presents a non-technical summary of the current state of debate on the measurement and implications of global inequality (inequality betwee..
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