Governing Globalization: Issues and Institutions

Governing Globalization: Issues and Institutions

by Deepak Nayyar
     
 

It is now more than fifty years since the United Nations system and the Bretton Woods institutions were created. The world has changed since then, and so have its governance needs in terms of institutions and rules. It is time to think about the contours of institutions and governance that would meet the needs of the world economy, and also polity, at least for the

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Overview

It is now more than fifty years since the United Nations system and the Bretton Woods institutions were created. The world has changed since then, and so have its governance needs in terms of institutions and rules. It is time to think about the contours of institutions and governance that would meet the needs of the world economy, and also polity, at least for the first quarter of the twenty-first century. This book is the first to examine the subject in depth.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199254033
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
09/12/2002
Series:
WIDER Studies in Development Economics Series
Pages:
408
Product dimensions:
9.30(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.10(d)

Meet the Author

Deepak Nayyar, an eminent economist, is currently Vice-Chancellor of the University of Delhi. He is also Chairman of the Board of Governors of the World Institute for Development Economics Research, UNU-WIDER, Helsinki; on the Board of Directors of the Social Science Research Council in the United States; and a Member of the Advisory Council for the International Development Centre, Queen Elizabeth House, University of Oxford.

Table of Contents

List of Figures
List of Tables
List of Contributors
Preface
1Towards Global Governance3
2Nationalism and Economic Policy in the Era of Globalization19
3Global Macroeconomic Management51
4Transnational Corporations and Technology Flows78
5Capital Flows to Developing Countries and the Reform of the International Financial System108
6Cross-border Movements of People144
7The United Nations Systems: Prospects for Renewal177
8The Bretton Woods Institutions: Evolution, Reform, and Change209
9Globalization and the Logic of International Collective Action: Re-examining the Bretton Woods Institutions238
10From the GATT to the WTO and Beyond254
11Reforming the International Financial Architecture: Consensus and Divergence287
12Developing Countries in Global Economic Governance and Negotiation Processes308
13Processes of Change in International Organizations334
14The Existing System and the Missing Institutions356
Index385

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