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Globalization and Appropriate Governance

  • Jagdish N. Bhagwati
Part of the Studies in Development Economics and Policy book series (SDEP)

Abstract

I am overwhelmed by the generosity of Professor Pohjola’s welcoming remarks. It is customary to say, on such occasions, that my mother would have believed every compliment that he directed at me, that she might even have considered the praise wanting, but that I realize that I do not deserve it. But that is unlikely to work tonight. Too many of you know well my wife, Padma Desai, who directed a successful project for UNU-WIDER some years ago and is also a frequent visitor to Finland in other capacities. So you can believe me that, if she were present, she would have responded mischievously, since she moves between putting me on a pedestal and putting me in my place: ‘Professor Pohjola, you have said nothing that my husband does not say better about himself.’

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Direct Foreign Investment Fair Trade Free Trade Trade Liberalization Child Labour 
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