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Challenges to Globalization: Analyzing the Economics

Robert E. Baldwin and L. Winters


People passionately disagree about the nature of the globalization process. The failure of both the 1999 and 2003 World Trade Organization's (WTO) ministerial conferences in Seattle and Cancun, respectively, have highlighted the tensions among official, international organizations such as the WTO, the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank, nongovernmental and private sector organizations, and some developing country governments. These tensions are commonly attributed to longstanding disagreements over such issues as labor rights, environmental standards, and tariff-cutting rules. I ... More

Keywords: globalization, World Trade Organization, ministerial conferences, Seattle, Cancun, international organizations, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, nongovernmental organizations, private sector organizations

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Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780226036151
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: February 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226036557.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert E. Baldwin, editor

L. Winters, editor

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Challenges to Globalization

Robert E. Baldwin and L. Alan Winters

1 The Critics

1 Assessing Globalization's Critics: “Talkers Are No Good Doers?”

Kimberly Ann Elliott, Debayani Kar, and J. David Richardson

II Trade Flows and Their Consequences

5 Globalization and Dirty Industries

Jean-Marie Grether and Jaime de Melo

III Factor Markets: Labor

7 The Brain Drain: Curse or Boon? A Survey of the Literature

Simon Commander, Mari Kangasniemi, and L. Alan Winters

IV Factor Markets: Capital

V Macroeconomics

12 Financial Opening

Joshua Aizenman