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Globalization and Its Discontents - by Joseph E Stiglitz (Paperback)

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Number of Pages: 304

Genre: Business + Money Management

Sub-Genre: International

Format: Paperback

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company

Book theme: Economics

Author: Joseph E Stiglitz

Language: English

Street Date: April 17, 2003
TCIN: 77474783
UPC: 9780393324396
Item Number (DPCI): 247-17-6210


When it was first published, this national bestseller quickly became a touchstone in the globalization debate. Renowned economist and Nobel Prize winner Joseph E. Stiglitz had a ringside seat for most of the major economic events of the last decade, including stints as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers and chief economist at the World Bank. Particularly concerned with the plight of the developing nations, he became increasingly disillusioned as he saw the International Monetary Fund and other major institutions put the interests of Wall Street and the financial community ahead of the poorer nations. Those seeking to understand why globalization has engendered the hostility of protesters in Seattle and Genoa will find the reasons here. While this book includes no simple formula on how to make globalization work, Stiglitz provides a reform agenda that will provoke debate for years to come. Rarely do we get such an insider's analysis of the major institutions of globalization as in this penetrating book. With a new foreword for this paperback edition.
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