1st Edition

Globalization and the Nation State
The Impact of the IMF and the World Bank

ISBN 9780415426299
Published January 26, 2007 by Routledge
532 Pages

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Book Description

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

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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.