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Poverty and Inequality in the New World: Moving forward or backward? : A Critique of 'Globalization, Poverty and Inequality since 1980' by David Dollar.

By Ranja Sengupta


A critique of David Dollar's recent paper argues that Dollar's argument for globalization on the ground that it has led to increasing growth in the developing world and a reduction of poverty and inequality, cannot be sustained on a closer examination. Detailed and nuanced evidence has begun to challenge the one sided view of globalization in a major way.


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Jagdish Bhagwati, In Defense of Globalization (New York: Oxford University Press, 2004). 

Bhagwati is one of the most respected international trade specialists--widely expected to receive a Nobel prize in economics. In this book, he lays out the case in favor of globalization, trying to address the many critiques popularized in recent years by the anti-globalization movement. The book is accessible to the general reader. 

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