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Globalization and the Nation State

The Impact of the IMF and the World Bank, 1st Edition

By Stephen Kosack, Gustav Ranis, James Vreeland


532 pages

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This book brings together an international team of contributors to assess the political economy of the IMF and World Bank programmes.

The cutting-edge techniques of the new political economy are thus brought to bear on international issues for the first time. The book includes contributions from leading North American economists - Stephen Coate, Stephen Morris, Ravi Kanbur and Allen Drazen - as well as European-based analysts including Graham Bird and Frances Stewart.

Table of Contents

1. Whither Conditionality 2. The International and Domestic Politics of IFI Programs 3. Possible Reforms of the IFIs 4. Reflections on the International Infrastructure

About the Authors

Gustav Ranis is Frank Altschul Professor of International Economics andHenry R. Luce Director of the Yale Center of International and Area Studies

James Vreeland is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Yale University.

Stephen Kosack is at the Yale Center for International and Area Studies.

About the Series

Routledge Studies in the Modern World Economy

In an increasingly interdependent world, many of the most important issues are driven by economic forces. This series applies newly developed economic techniques to some of the most pressing contemporary problems. The aim of the series is to demonstrate the relevance of modern economic theory to the modern world economy, and to provide key reading for researchers and policy-makers.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / International / General
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / International / Economics