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Author Williamson, Jeffrey G., 1935-
Title Trade and poverty : when the Third World fell behind / Jeffrey G. Williamson.
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, [2011]

Author Williamson, Jeffrey G., 1935-
Subject Industries -- Developing countries -- History.
Deindustrialization -- Developing countries -- History.
Poverty -- Developing countries -- History.
Developing countries -- Commerce -- History.
Developing countries -- Economic conditions -- Regional disparities.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Geschiedenis (vorm)
Description 1 online resource (xi, 301 pages) : illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents When the Third World fell behind -- The first global century up to 1913 -- Biggest Third World terms of trade boom ever? -- The economics of Third World growth engines and Dutch diseases -- Measuring third world de-industrialization and Dutch disease -- An Asian de-industrialization illustration : an Indian paradox? -- A Middle East de-industrialization illustration : Ottoman problems -- A Latin American de-industrialization illustration : Mexican exceptionalism -- Rising Third World inequality during the trade boom : did it matter? -- Export price volatility : another drag on Third World growth? -- Tying the knot : the globalization and great divergence connection -- Better late than never : industrialization spreads to the poor periphery -- Policy response : what did they do? What should they have done? -- Morals of the story.
Summary This work explores how the rise of globalization over the past two centuries helps explain the income gap between rich and poor countries today.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9780262295727 (electronic bk.)
0262295725 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 9786612978500
OCLC # 707923228
Additional Format Print version: Williamson, Jeffrey G., 1935- Trade and poverty. Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011 9780262015158 (DLC) 2010028163 (OCoLC)648146940