The Economic Geography of Globalization
by Piotr Pachura
Publisher: InTech 2011
Number of pages: 264
The economy is possibly the most recognized dimension of globalization. The authors of the articles in this book represent the great diversity of disciplines and methodological approaches as well as a variety of academic culture.
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The report highlights the areas in which the global economy experienced systemic failures. UNCTAD examines some of the problems to be tackled immediately because they can only be addressed through recognition of their multilateral dimensions.
by Philipp Bagus, David Howden - Ludwig von Mises Institute
In this book, the two young Professors Bagus and Howden document the sad story of the Icelandic government's policy mistakes -- the artificial creation of a boom, and the savage bust that was the inevitable outcome of this boom.
by Ravi Kanbur, Michael Spence - World Bank Publications
This book evaluates the relationship between poverty, equity, and globalization. It considers a range of questions on equity within nations, and the policy frameworks that address distributional concerns as the basis for a growth strategy.
by Jared Bernstein, Dean Baker - Center for Economic & Policy Research
Real wage growth for workers in the bottom half of the income scale is dependent on the overall rate of unemployment. The authors present policies to get the unemployment rate down to a level where far more workers have a chance of getting ahead.