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Wider Perspectives on Global Development

  • UNU-WIDER
  • Anthony B. Atkinson
  • Kaushik Basu
  • Jagdish N. Bhagwati
  • Douglass C. North
  • Dani Rodrik
  • Frances Stewart
  • Joseph E. Stiglitz
  • Jeffrey G. Williamson

Part of the Studies in Development Economics and Policy book series (SDEP)

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About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

development development economics globalization Governance transition

Authors and affiliations

  • UNU-WIDER
    • 1
  • Anthony B. Atkinson
    • 2
  • Kaushik Basu
    • 3
  • Jagdish N. Bhagwati
    • 4
    • 5
  • Douglass C. North
    • 6
  • Dani Rodrik
    • 7
  • Frances Stewart
    • 8
  • Joseph E. Stiglitz
    • 9
  • Jeffrey G. Williamson
    • 10
  1. 1.HelsinkiFinland
  2. 2.Nuffield CollegeOxfordUK
  3. 3.The Economics DepartmentCornell UniversityUSA
  4. 4.Columbia UniversityUSA
  5. 5.Council on Foreign RelationsNew YorkUSA
  6. 6.Washington UniversitySt LouisUSA
  7. 7.John F. Kennedy School of GovernmentHarvard UniversityUSA
  8. 8.The Centre for Research on Inequality, Human Security and Ethnicity (CRISE), Queen Elizabeth HouseUniversity of OxfordUK
  9. 9.Columbia UniversityUSA
  10. 10.Center for International DevelopmentHarvard UniversityUSA

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