Publisher description for Globalization, growth, and poverty : building an inclusive world economy.


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Globalization is a powerful force for poverty reduction as societies and economies around the world are becoming more integrated. Although this international integration presents tremendous opportunities for developing countries, it also has raised concerns about rising inequality, shifting power, and cultural uniformity. This report assesses the impact of globalization and addresses the ensuing anxieties. It proposes an agenda for action aimed at mitigating the risks that globalization potentially generates, while maximizing the opportunities for the poor.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Poor -- Developing countries.
Developing countries -- Economic policy.
Economic development.
Developing countries -- Economic conditions.
Poverty -- Developing countries
Globalization -- Economic aspects.
International economic integration.