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Making Globalization Work PB
The Next Steps to Global Justice139
Why isn't globalization benefitting as many people as it should? Joseph Stiglitz shows us that things can change and that an optimistic world can exist where globalization really does work.
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Stiglitz examines how change has occurred rapidly over the past four years, proposing solutions and looking to the future. He puts forward radical new ways of dealing with the crippling indebtedness of developing countries, a new system of global reserves to overcome international financial instability and a new framework, combining economic incentives and principles of equity, for dealing with the greatest threat to our planet, global warming one which is more likely to be accepted both by the US and the developing world than previous proposals.
He argues convincingly for the reform of global institutions such as the UN, the IMF and the World Bank to make them truly capable of responding to the problems of our age and shows why treating developing countries more fairly is not only morally right, but ultimately will be to the benefit of the developed countries as well.
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'Stiglitz has written an excellent book that can act as a lodestar for those who want to achieve a different and better world' Martin Jacques, Guardian
Joseph Stiglitz is one of the world's best-known economists. He was Chief Economist at the World Bank until January 2000. Before that he was Chairman of President Clinton's Council of Economic Advisers. He is currently Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia University. He won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 2001 and is the author of the bestselling Globalization and Its Discontents and The Roaring Nineties, both published by Penguin. Professor Stiglitz is Chair of the Management Board and Director of Graduate Summer Programmes at the Brooks World Poverty Institute, University of Manchester.
1. Another World is possible
2. The Promise of Development
3. Making Trade Fair
4. Patents, Profits, and people
5. Lifting the Resource Curse
6. Saving the Planet
7. The Multinational Corporation
8. The Burden of Debt
9. Reforming the Global Reserve System
10. Democratizing Glocalization