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Title:A quest for pro-poor globalization PDF Logo
Authors:Nissanke, Machiko
Thorbecke, Erik
Issue Date:2006
Series/Report no.:Research Paper, UNU-WIDER, United Nations University (UNU) 2006/46
Abstract:While the opportunities offered by globalization can be large, the question is often raised whether the actual distribution of gains is fair and, in particular, whether the poor benefit proportionately less from globalization and could under some circumstances actually be hurt by it. The paper discusses channels and transmission mechanisms through which the process of globalization affects different aspects and dimensions of poverty in the developing world. It examines how these numerous channels interact, as the net effects on poverty depend on the relative strength of the positive and negative forces of globalization. On the basis of our analysis of these transmission mechanisms from globalization to the world’s poor, the paper discusses what may constitute a policy framework for encouraging globalization to be pro-poor.
Subjects:pro-poor globalization
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:WIDER Research Papers, United Nations University (UNU)

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