Poverty and Inequality in the New World: Moving forward or backward? : A Critique of ‘Globalization, Poverty and Inequality since 1980’ by David Dollar Ranja Sengupta

A critique of David Dollar’s recent paper argues that Dollar’s argument for globalization on the ground that it has led to increasing growth in the developing world and a reduction of poverty and inequality, cannot be sustained on a closer examination. Detailed and nuanced evidence has begun to challenge the one sided view of globalization in a major way.

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