1st Edition

Globalization, Marginalization and Development

Edited By Mansoob Murshed Copyright 2002

    This excellent new book contains contributions from a number of leading experts and is the result of the UNU/WIDER project on globalization and low-income countries. The discussion focuses in on how to harness globalization for the benefit of present day marginalized countries and enhance their meaningful participation in the globalization process.
    Vital reading for students and academics interested in development economics, this collection will also prove an invaluable tool for policy-makers.

    1. S. Mansoob Murshed Perspectives on Two Phases of Globalization2. S. Mansoob Murshed and Djono Subagjo Financial Sector Regulation in a Globalized Context3. David E. Bloom and S. Mansoob Murshed Globalization, Informalization, Criminalization and North-South Interaction4. Waseem Noor Labour Standards in Exports and Developing Countries5. Jörg Mayer Globalization, Technology Transfer, and Skill Accumulation in Low-Income Countries6. Linda Cotton and Vijaya Ramachandran Linkages Between Smaller and Larger Developing Economies: the Role of FDI7. Nick J. Freeman The Challenges Posed by Globalization for Economic Liberalization in Two Asian Transitional Countries: Laos and Vietnam8. Matthew J. Slaughter Protectionist Tendencies in the North and Vulnerable Economies in the South9. P. K. M. Tharakan The Problem of Contingent Protection10. Rolf J. Langhammer and Matthias Lücke WTO Negotiation and Accession Issues11. Kiichiro Fukasaku Special and Differential Treatment for Developing Countries: Helping Those Who Help Themselves?12. Robert Read Growth, Economic Development and Structural Transition in Small Vulnerable States13. Deborah Bräutigam and Michael Woolcock Micro-States in a Global Economy: the Role of Institutions and Networks in Managing Vulnerability and Opportunity14. Rukmani Gounder and Vilaphonh Xayavong Globalization and the Island Economies of the South Pacific15. Manuel R. Agosin Global Integration and Growth in Honduras and Nicaragua16. Guy Mhone and Patrick Bond Botswana and Zimbabwe: Relative Success and Comparative Failure?


    S. Mansoob Murshed is at The Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, The Netherlands