Joseph Stiglitz and the World Bank: The Rebel Within

Joseph Stiglitz and the World Bank: The Rebel Within

by Ha-Joon Chang
     
 

ISBN-10: 1898855919

ISBN-13: 9781898855910

Pub. Date: 07/01/2001

Publisher: Wimbledon Publishing

In controversial speeches made around the world, Stiglitz has undone the conventional wisdom that dominated policy-making at the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the US Treasury Department. For the first time, Stiglitz's nine most revealing speeches have been gathered together, covering such topics as the failure of shock therapy and transition

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Overview

In controversial speeches made around the world, Stiglitz has undone the conventional wisdom that dominated policy-making at the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund and the US Treasury Department. For the first time, Stiglitz's nine most revealing speeches have been gathered together, covering such topics as the failure of shock therapy and transition economics, the limits of capital market liberalization, the myopia of the Washington consensus, the role of knowledge in markets, the process of developing market institutions and the primacy of openness and worker participation. A landmark collection of material for economists everywhere.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781898855910
Publisher:
Wimbledon Publishing
Publication date:
07/01/2001
Series:
Anthem Studies in Political Economy and Globalization Series
Edition description:
First Edition, 1
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Commentary by Ha-Joon Chang; More Instruments and Broader Goals: Moving Toward the Post-Washington Consensus; Towards a New Paradigm for Development: Strategies, Policies and Processes; Redefining the Role of the State - What should it do? How should it do it? And how should these decisions be made? Whither Reform? - Ten Years of the Transition; The Role of International Financial Institutions in the Current Global Economy; Scan Globally, Reinvent Locally: Knowledge Infrastructure and the Localization of Knowledge; Participation and Development: Perspectives from the Comprehensive Development Paradigm; On Liberty, the Right to Know and Public Discourse: The Role of Transparency in Public Life; Democratic Development as the Fruit of Labor

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