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Author Milanović, Branko

Title Why did the poorest countries fail to catch up? / Branko Milanovic
Published Washington, DC : Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 2005
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Description 1 online resource (1 electronic document ([38] pages) : illustrations, digital, PDF file)
Series Carnegie papers
Working papers (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace) ; no. 62
Summary "Despite the promises made by globalization, in the last twenty years the world's poorest countries have fallen further behind the rich. In a new Carnegie Paper, Branko Milanovic debunks current development theories that explain why poorer countries have not reaped the rewards of global economic integration. Using statistical analysis, Milanovic finds that the higher likelihood of poor countries to be involved in wars and civil conflicts is the most important determinant for their lack of growth while, surprisingly, the effects of domestic reforms or international lending were minimal"--Carnegie Endowment web site
Notes "November 2005."
"Trade, Equity and Development Project."
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Subject Economic development
War -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries
Economic development.
Economic history.
War -- Economic aspects.
Developing countries -- Economic conditions
Developing countries.
Form Electronic book
Author Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Trade, Equity and Development Project