In the face of the continuing economic gap between the industrialized and the developing countries, the Third World began to demand a reorganization of the international economic system—its mechanisms, organizations, purposes—that would make the system responsive to the needs of all of its members. The United Nations’ Sixth Special Session in 1974
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Other Titles in This Series -- Preface -- Introduction -- Toward the New International Economic Order -- Development and International Economic Co-operation -- The Positions of North and South -- The Elements of the New International Economic Order -- The “New International Economic Order”: The Skeptics’ Views -- Basic Problems of the World Economy -- The Seventh Special Session: Toward a New Phase of Relations Between the Developed and the Developing States? -- International Trade and Commodities -- Developing Countries in World Trade -- An Integrated Programme for Commodities and Indexation of Prices -- Administered Commodity Markets: The Search for Stability -- The Stabilization of Export Earnings in the Lomé Convention: A Model Case? -- The New International Economic Order and the New Law of the Sea -- The Generalized System of Preferences: A Review and Appraisal -- Transfer of Real Resources -- Financial Resources for Development -- Debt and Debt Service -- Toward a New Framework for International Resource Transfers -- Restructuring the International Monetary System: The Main Issues -- Technology -- Technological Dependence -- Regulating the Transfer of Technology -- A Code of Conduct for the Transfer of Technology: Establishing New Rules or Codifying the Status Quo? -- Industrialization and Transnational Enterprises -- Industrial Growth in Developing Countries -- The Lomé Convention and Industrial Cooperation: A New Relationship Between the European Community and the ACP States? -- Controlling Transnational Enterprises: A Review and Some Further Thoughts -- Self-reliance -- Economic Co-operation Among Developing Countries -- Economic Development and the Mexico Conference on Women: Development, Equality and Peace
Karl P. Sauvant holds a Ph.D. in international relations from the University of Pennsylvania, where he also worked as a research associate in the Multinational Enterprise Unit of the Wharton School. He is currently transnational corporations affairs officer at the United Nations Centre on Transnational Corporations. Hajo Hasenpflug studied economics at the University of Hamburg and is now head of the Department of Foreign Trade and Economic Integration of the HWWA-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung—Hamburg, a major economics research institute in Germany. He has worked and written extensively in the areas of world trade and international economic cooperation.