Editorial Reviews. Review. Due to massive media coverage, many people are eBook features: Highlight, take notes, and search in the book. This powerful, unsettling book gives us a rare glimpse behind the closed doors of global financial institutions by the winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics. Renowned economist and Nobel Prize winner Joseph E. Stiglitz had a ringside seat for most of the major economic. Get this from a library! Globalization and its discontents. [Joseph E Stiglitz] -- Examines the effects of global economic policies on developing nations, discussing.

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Worldcat source edition Let's look at which methods worked better. Sort of like an MBA in macro-economics in other words, where instead of looking at case studies of corporations you lo0k at case studies of countries. The main downer was the somewhat bash IMF tone, and Stiglitz gets somewhat repetitive towards the last couple of chapters.

I liked it. I thought it was a nice summary.

Most of the stuff I already knew in a general way, so I can't give it five stars. It's simply blinkered by a certain ideology where its economic beliefs have hardened into doctrine.

And don't think businesses are any better. Many many enterprises have floundered on foreign shores, unable to adapt to the different ways of thinking there. No, Toto, you're not in Kansas anymore.

You can't build Rome in a day, but the Washington Consensus ideologues would have it that you can. Presumably, they also think that the best way to build a skyscraper is to simultaneously throw steel bars, concrete, glass, and metal plates into the air and it'll all come down into a pretty storey building. Look at the evidence and the data.

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When prescribing a certain development route, compare apples with apples. Countries are not alike, and financial crises are not alike.

What worked in one situation may not work in another. So, we all know a wood fire is best put out with water, but try that on an oil or electrical fire and you're going to have trouble.

The IMF, however, would beg to disagree. The best example I have of this from the book is classical economists thinking that foreign lenders rush in where indigenous angel investors fear to tread: they think that raising interest rates in a severe recession is good because while it might destroy internal business confidence and turn solvent companies insolvent, foreign investors attracted by the higher returns will come in droves to lend to the impoverished, bankrupt businesses.

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