Globalization and Its Discontents

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Allen Lane, 2002 - Foreign trade regulation - 282 pages
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A controversial and authoritative account of the world's financial institutions during the 1990s. It contains a condemnation of their policies and methods of directing the economies of developing nations by a Nobel prize winner and former chief economist at the World Bank.

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User Review  - Acia - LibraryThing

This book is necessary and important for its critical insight of powerful institutions, governments and players. Having lived in Latin America for many years, I've experienced first hand the consequences of disastrous policies. Read full review

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User Review  - the.ken.petersen - LibraryThing

I have long wanted to understand how the World Bank and the IMF work. This book gives an excellent description from an ex-Chief Economist at the World Bank. Joseph Stiglitz cannot be dismissed as some ... Read full review

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Joseph Stiglitz is professor of economics at Columbia University.

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