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How far is globalisation responsible for the decline in economic growth and good health?
M. Weisbrot; D. Baker; E. Kraev; J. Chen / Center for Economic and Policy Research, Washington 2001
In order to assess the impact of globalisation on economic growth and health and other social indicators, this paper examines such indicators for all countries for which data are available, and compares the last 20 years of globalisat...
Has increasing globalisation been good for growth?
M. Weisbrot; R. Naiman; J. Kim / Center for Economic and Policy Research, Washington 2000
Have the policies advocated by the IMF, the World Bank, and the US Treasury Department helped to stimulate economic growth? Even among those who have been critical of globalisation and the most powerful institutions that promote it, t...
Trading in niche products to reduce poverty and marginalisation: lessons from Mexico
L. R. Farías / Natural Resource Perspectives, ODI 2001
Paper asserts that inexorable trends towards globalisation are raising the pressure on countries to compete in international markets, or suffer increased marginalisation. At the same time, poverty reduction is growing in priority for ...
Indiginous communities and biodiversity
R. Blench / Natural Resource Perspectives, ODI 2001
This paper asserts that diversity in indigenous communities tends to correlate with biological diversity and to support it therefore offers more than just cultural value. It therefore sets out the main preconditions for improved suppo...
Globalisation holds amazing opportunities for small firms
T. Hafsi / Egyptian Center for Economic Studies (ECES), Egypt 2001
This paper provides and overview of the realities and challenges of today's globalisation and of the responses that firms and governments have developed or are implementing. It focusses particularly on smaller players and developing c...
Opening up to the global economy of Honduras and Nicaragua
M. R. Agosin / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
Paper discusses the experience with opening up to the global economy of Honduras and Nicaragua. Neither country has yet succeeded in launching rapid, export-oriented growth. Some of the reasons are weak linkages between the exp...
Lessons to be learnt from the Asian crisis
S. Chirathivat; S. Mansoob Murshed / World Institute for Development Economics Research (WIDER) 2001
This paper explores the 1997-98 economic and financial crisis in Southeast Asia. It looks particularly at the ASEAN economies in a globalized context, the ASEAN experience of liberalization and the impact of the crisis. It then looks ...
Globalisation: Peeling back the layers
New Internationalist 1997
Collection of articles on the impact of the globalisation process
Women, environment and development: IISD bibliography
International Institute for Sustainable Development, Winnipeg 1999
Global governance & UN reform: IISD bibliography
International Institute for Sustainable Development, Winnipeg 1999
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What can be done to help farmers to position themselves within the global economy?
J. Dixon; A. Gulliver; D. Gibbon / Rural Development Strategy Team, World Bank 2001
For more than a decade, the proportion of internationally supported public investment directed at agriculture and the rural sector in developing countries has been declining. Moreover, this is occuring at a time in which the process o...
Losing our minds: skills migration and the 'brain drain' from South Africa
J. Crush; D. McDonald; V. Williams; R. Mattes; W. Richmond; C.M. Rogerson; J.M. Rogerson / Southern African Migration Project 2000
The brain drain from South Africa is unlikely to slow over the next decade, and that black South Africans are as likely to leave as white South Africans. Is it possible that skills emigration is being offset by a proactive immigration...
Outflows of capital from China
David Wall / OECD Development Centre 1997
While the world has been mesmerised by China’s emergence as a major player in international trade, now being one of the world’s top ten traders, and also as an absorber of international capital (second only to the United Sta...
Policies for Economic Take-off
J. Berthélemy; A. Varoudakis / OECD Development Centre 1996
Political commitment is the key ingredient needed for economic take-off and long-term growth. Poor countries will be unable to escape the vicious circle of poverty unless they and the international community join forces. Inappropriate...
The Policy Challenges of Globalisation and Regionalisation
C. Oman / OECD Development Centre 1999
Globalisation and regionalisation tend to be mutually reinforcing. Policies must ensure that this outcome prevails, for non-OECD and OECD countries alike. Globalisation can weaken social cohesion and States’ economic policy auton...
Globalisation and wage inequalities, 1870-1970
E. Anderson / Institute of Development Studies UK 1998
Paper studies the impact of globalisation on wage inequality in eight now-developed countries during the century prior to 1970, using the same dependent variable and methodology as research on the impact of globalisation since 1970. T...
"If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast as that!": The roots of the East Asian Crisis
R. Kaplinsky / East Asia Crisis Workshop, IDS 1998
The primary hypothesis in this paper is that most East Asian economies have been following growth trajectories which involve ever-intensifying competition in external product markets. The financial crisis of 1997-98, whilst clearly ha...
Responding to Global Competitive Pressure: Local Co-operation and Upgrading the the Sinos Valley, Brazil
H. Schmitz / Institute of Development Studies UK 1998
Investigates whether enterprises in the export-oriented Sinos Valley (South of Brazil) have stepped up co-operation in response to intensified global competition in leather footwear. Recent cluster literature suggests that joint actio...
China's Unfinished Open-Economy Reforms: Liberalisation of Services
K Fukasaku; Y Ma; Q Yang / OECD Development Centre 1999
During the 1990s, China has experienced a surge in imports of services, particularly those of communication, insurance and other business services, despite the fact that the authorities have maintained a plethora of restrictive measur...
Global capital flows and Asia
H. Reisen / OECD Development Centre 1999
The unprecedented withdrawal of foreign private capital from Asia, more than 10 per cent of GDP in the crisis countries, confronts them with a transfer problem. Creditor governments should induce their home banks into financial r...
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University of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh (ULAB)
University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh (ULAB) is a private liberal arts-based University in Dhanmondi, Dhaka, Bangladesh. ULAB incorporates the values of Liberal Arts and Sustainability into its curricula, through its General Education Department and its Center for Sustainable Development (CSD). ULAB is a research-intensive University, with multiple research opportunities for its faculty...
Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS)
The Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) was established in July 2004 as an autonomous research institute at the National University of Singapore (NUS). The establishment of ISAS reflects the increasing economic and political importance of South Asia, and the strong historical links between South Asia and Southeast Asia. ISAS is dedicated to research on contemporary South Asia. The I...
African Center for Economic Transformation (ACEF)
The African Center for Economic Transformation is an economic policy institute supporting Africa’s long-term growth through transformation. Their vision is that by 2025 all African countries will drive their own growth and transformation agendas, led by the private sector and supported by capable states with strong institutions and good policies. They work toward this vision through analysis, advi...
Konrad Adenauer Stiftung (KAS)
German policitcal think tank and consulting agency. It operates in three major areas: improving the policy framework and problem-solving within the meaning of the parent foundation's objectives in the countries To this end the foundation representatives organize together with partner organizations or their own programmes and projects tailore...
Indian Council of World Affairs (ICWA)
Think Tank aiming to promote India's relations with other countries through study, research, discussions, lectures, exchange of ideas and information with other organisations within and outside India engaged in similar activities.
Grail Research
Market research organisation. Grail Research has offices in Massachusetts, New York, Beijing, Johannesburg, and Noida, a satellite town adjoining the Indian capital, New Delhi.
Globality Studies Journal (GSJ)
Globality Studies Journal (GSJ) is an open access journal committed to interdisciplinary analyses of global history and society, global civilization and local cultures. It is published by by SBIGS, the Stony Brook Institute for Global Studies.
International Development Policy
International Development Policy is a peer-reviewed e-journal that promotes cutting-edge research and policy debates on global development. It publishes original contributions by researchers and reflective practitioners from developing, emerging and advanced economies. PolDev engages scholars and policymakers to analyze and debate development policies at the strategic, institutional and discursive...
African Online Scientific Information Systems (AOSIS)
The AOSIS eCPD® division offers accessible further education (CPD) for professionals. They form partnerships with various content experts to provide high-quality online CPD to different professional groups. In 2013 AOSIS OpenExperts™ was launched to address the need for effective scholarly society support. The company aims to provide clients with a comprehensive solution that...
Center for Promoting Ideas (CPI)
Center for Promoting Ideas (CPI) is a virtual research organisation. It works in the fields of education and research. In addition to research activities, CPI provides a  number of scholarships to the poor and meritorious students at various levels of education throughout the world.
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