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Author Williamson, Jeffrey G., 1935-

Title Trade and poverty : when the Third World fell behind / Jeffrey G. Williamson
Published Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 301 pages) : illustrations
Contents When the Third World fell behind -- The first global century up to 1913 -- Biggest Third World terms of trade boom ever? -- The economics of Third World growth engines and Dutch diseases -- Measuring third world de-industrialization and Dutch disease -- An Asian de-industrialization illustration : an Indian paradox? -- A Middle East de-industrialization illustration : Ottoman problems -- A Latin American de-industrialization illustration : Mexican exceptionalism -- Rising Third World inequality during the trade boom : did it matter? -- Export price volatility : another drag on Third World growth? -- Tying the knot : the globalization and great divergence connection -- Better late than never : industrialization spreads to the poor periphery -- Policy response : what did they do? What should they have done? -- Morals of the story
Summary This work explores how the rise of globalization over the past two centuries helps explain the income gap between rich and poor countries today
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Deindustrialization -- Developing countries -- History.
Industries -- Developing countries -- History.
Poverty -- Developing countries -- History.
Developing countries -- Commerce -- History.
Developing countries -- Economic conditions -- Regional disparities.
Genre/Form Geschiedenis (vorm)
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0262295725 (electronic bk.)
9780262295727 (electronic bk.)