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Author Ansari, Javed
Title Rich and Poor Countries : Consequence of International Economic Disorder
Imprint London : Taylor & Francis Group, 1988
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Edition 4th ed
Descript 1 online resource (337 pages)
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Note Cover -- Rich and Poor Countries: Consequences of International Economic Disorder -- Copyright -- Contents -- List of Abbreviations -- A Note on Terminology -- Preface -- PART I Perspectives -- 1 Introduction: The Current Economic Crisis and the Developing World -- The New International Economic Order -- Inequities and Inequalities between Countries -- Inequities and Inequalities within Countries -- Summary and Conclusions -- Note -- 2 The International Economy -- A World View of the Development Process -- Structural Change in the World Economy -- The Core of The Problem: Technology -- Notes -- 3 The Poor Countries -- The Impact of the Recession -- The Economic Structure of the Poor Countries: Unity in Diversity -- The Development Process -- Development Strategy: National and International -- Notes -- PART II Trade -- 4 Trade and Development -- Trade and Growth -- Trade, Employment and Income Distribution -- Developing Countries: Trade Patterns -- Notes -- 5 Trade Policies of the Rich Countries -- The International Trade System -- Trade in Primary Commodities -- Trade in Manufactures -- Future Trade Prospects -- Notes -- 6 Trade Strategy -- Has Import Substitution Failed? -- Is Export Orientation Possible? -- Measures to Stimulate North-South Trade -- South-South Trade -- The Impact of UNCTAD -- A Trade Policy for the Third World -- Appendix: The Rate of Effective Protection in the LDCs -- Notes -- PART III International Finance -- 7 Aid and Development -- Aid, Trade and the Widening Gap -- Aid Defined and Measured -- Aid Allocation Criteria -- Scope of Aid -- Wider Aid Concepts -- Bilateral versus Multilateral Aid -- Hard versus Soft Aid -- Project Aid and Programme Aid -- Tied Aid -- Notes -- 8 Aid: Trends -- The Volume of Aid and its Distribution -- The Burden of Aid: The Recipients' Dilemma -- Food Aid -- Future of Aid: Aid Reform -- Notes
9 The Debt Crisis -- A Debt Profile of the Third World -- The Genesis of the Debt Crisis -- Patterns of Adjustment and the Impact of the Debt Crisis -- Debt Management Reform Proposals -- Notes -- 10 The Multinational Corporation in the Developing Countries -- Colonial Private Investment -- Modern Foreign Private Investment -- Multinational Corporations and the LDCs -- The Multinational Corporation and Technology Transfer -- Government Policy and Multinationals in South Korea: A Case Study -- Appendix: Third World multinationals -- Notes -- 11 The International Financial System and the Developing Countries -- The Developing Countries in the Bretton Woods Era -- The Poor Countries in a Regime of Floating Exchange Rates -- Development Requirements and the New System -- Notes -- PART IV An Overview -- 12 Forty Years of Changing Thought on Development Problems -- Notes -- Statistical Appendix -- Index
This 4th edition has been revised to take account of the onset of world recession and the fall in commodity prices that have brought increasing poverty to some of the world's poorest countries
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Ansari, Javed Rich and Poor Countries : Consequence of International Economic Disorder London : Taylor & Francis Group,c1988 9780415094597
Subject Economic history -- 1971-1990.;Developing countries -- Economic conditions.;Developing countries -- Dependency on foreign countries
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Alt Author Singer, Hans
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