Linking Globalization to Poverty

Nissanke, Machiko and Thorbecke, Erik (2007). Linking Globalization to Poverty. United Nations University Press.

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  • Author Nissanke, Machiko
    Thorbecke, Erik
    Title Linking Globalization to Poverty
    Volume/Issue No. 2
    Publication Date 2007-02-27
    Place of Publication Helsinki
    Publisher United Nations University Press
    Pages 7
    Language eng
    Abstract While the economic opportunities offered by globalization can be large, a question is often raised as to whether the actual distribution of gains is fair, in particular, whether the poor benefit less than proportionately from globalization and could under some circumstances be hurt by it. This Policy Brief summarizes and examines the various channels and transmission mechanisms, such as greater openness to trade and foreign investment, economic growth, effects on income distribution, technology transfer and labour migration, through which the process of globalization affects different dimensions of poverty in the developing world.
    Copyright Holder United Nations University
    Copyright Year 2007
    Copyright type Creative commons
    ISSN 1814802
    ISBN 9789280830
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