The Global Economic Crisis and the Developing World : Implications and Prospects for Recovery and Growth, Hardback Book

The Global Economic Crisis and the Developing World : Implications and Prospects for Recovery and Growth Hardback

Edited by Ashwini (University of Delhi, India) Deshpande, Keith (Shridath Ramphal Centre for International Trade Law, Policy and Services) Nurse

Part of the Routledge Studies in Development Economics series

Description

The world economy is currently in the throes of a global economic crisis reminiscent of the great depressions of the 1930s and the 1870s.

As back then, the crisis has exposed the major structural imbalances in financial and credit markets in addition to global trade forcing many governments, developed and developing, to impose debilitating austerity measures that are exacerbating the structural weaknesses that caused the crisis in the first place. This volume offers historical insights into the origins of the contemporary crisis as well as detailed analyses of the financial and trade dimensions, an assessment of the technological and innovation context along with perspectives on the implications for unemployment and gender imbalances.

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  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 366 pages, 36 Line drawings, black and white; 45 Tables, black and white; 36 Illustrations, black an
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Financial crises & disasters
  • ISBN: 9780415671286

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