Understanding Globalization, Employment And Poverty Reduction

Understanding Globalization, Employment And Poverty Reduction

by Eddy Lee
     
 

Do accelerating trade and foreign direct investment - experimented by most developing countries in the 1990s - imply a positive, negative, or neutral impact in terms of employment, income inequality and poverty alleviation? This book provides some empirically-tested answers to this question using an open-minded, unconventional economic approach and deriving original…  See more details below

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Do accelerating trade and foreign direct investment - experimented by most developing countries in the 1990s - imply a positive, negative, or neutral impact in terms of employment, income inequality and poverty alleviation? This book provides some empirically-tested answers to this question using an open-minded, unconventional economic approach and deriving original policy implications.

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'[T]his collection makes serious analytical progress and is an important contribution to the literature.' - Economic Issues

'A welcome study focusing on employment structure in developing countries.' - Hiroki Nogami, The Developing Economies

'Overall, this book presents an articulated analysis of a key topic...The goals and the logic fo the analysis are clearly stated and appear resonable...the volume represents a very useful tool for a wide audience.' - Matteo Cervellati, Rassegna Bibliografica

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403941497
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
03/01/2005
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.06(d)

Meet the Author

ELI BERMAN Boston University, USA
LUIGI CAMPIGLIO Catholic University of Milano, Italy
GIOVANNI ANDREA CORNIA Firenze University, Italy
PAOLO FIGINI Bologna University, Italy
AUGUSTIN FOSU African Economic Research Consortium, Nairobi
JEAN BAPTISTE GROS International Labour Office, Geneva, Switzerland
SANJAYA LALL Oxford University, UK
JOHN LANGMORE International Labour Office, New York, USA
STEPHEN MACHIN University College, London, UK
GIORGIO BARBA NAVARETTI Milano University, Italy
MARIACRISTINA PIVA Catholic University of Piacenza, Italy
SANJAY REDDY Columbia University, New York, USA
ENRICO SANTARELLI Bologna University, Italy
VINCENZO SPIEZIA Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Paris, France
LANCE TAYLOR New School University, New York, USA
RAYMOND TORRES Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Paris, France

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