Flat World, Big Gaps: Economic Liberalization, Globalization, Poverty & Inequality Edited by Jomo K.S. with Jacques Baudot

Publisher: Third World Network (Published in association with the United Nations) ISBN: 9781842778340 About the Book Many mainstream economists have claimed that globalization creates worldwide growth, and that economic liberalization will lead to economic convergence and lower inequality. It is now clear that since the 1980s the world economy has experienced slower growth as well as greater inequalities at the national level.The research in this volume provides rigorous empirical analyses of how economic liberalization has actually affected inequality, poverty and development in recent decades. Avoiding polemics and rhetoric, the book provides a balanced account of recent trends, the effects of…

Flat World, Big Gaps: Economic Liberalization, Globalization, Poverty & Inequality Edited By Jomo K.S. With Jacques Baudot