Globalization resources

The Report argues that the current form of globalization is tightening the poverty trap.

--United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, The Least Developed Countries Report 2002

FTAA/NAFTA

UNCTAD Least Developed Countries Report

The Least Developed Countries Report 2002

"The new estimates enable empirically based analysis of the relationship between poverty, development and globalization, and thereby the elaboration of more effective national and international policies to reduce poverty in the LDCs. [...] The Report argues that the current form of globalization is tightening the poverty trap."

News

Stephen Byers: I was wrong. Free market trade policies hurt the poor: The IMF and World Bank orthodoxy is increasing global poverty (The Guardian, 19 May 2003) Labour's free trade policy harms millions, says Byers (The Guardian, 19 May 2003) Prize fighter thumps Bush: Faisal Islam meets Joseph Stiglitz, the Nobel laureate who took on the IMF and is now turning his guns on the American President (The Observer, 18 May 2003) A cruel sea of capital (The Economist, 1 May 2003)

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