Globalization: What's New? (Paperback)
With original contributions from ten eminent economists, this collection presents diverse and original perspectives on globalization. The contributors analyze recent trends in trade, immigration, and capital flows; why some poor countries have grown while others have stagnated during the past two decades; globalization's impact on jobs and wages in poor countries and in the United States; the surprising environmental benefits of globalization; the degree to which foreign aid helps developing countries; the failures of international institutions to govern the global economy and supporting democracy; and how foreign loans and investments can wreak havoc on a nation's economy.
About the Author
Michael M. Weinstein is director of programs for the Robin Hood Foundation and the New York Times Foundation. He provided analysis of economic issues for National Public Radio before joining the New York Times, becoming a member of its editorial board and its economics columnist during the 1990s.