Globalization and the Myths of Free Trade by Anwar Shaikh
History, Theory and Empirical Evidence (Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy)

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The world has become a human laboratory for the momentous social experiment called neoliberalism. Its proclaimed purpose is to reduce global poverty, its protocols are derived from the orthodox theory of competitive free markets and its policies are enforced by the full weight of the rich countries and global institutions such as the World Trade Organization (WTO), the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). This book is a critical examination of this ongoing enterprise, of its history, theory, practice, and most of all, of its outcomes.


An international team of contributors has been assembled including Lance Taylor, Ha-Joon Chang and Ajit Singh.

 

About Anwar Shaikh

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Anwar Shaikh is Professor of Economics at the Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science of the New School University, USA.
 
Published January 24, 2007 by Routledge. 272 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, Education & Reference, Political & Social Sciences, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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