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Straight Talk on Trade: Ideas for a Sane World Economy Unabridged Edition
Contributor(s): Rodrik, Dani, Runnette, Sean (Narrator)
ISBN: 1684412323     ISBN-13: 9781684412327
Publisher: Highbridge Co
    OUR PRICE: $31.49  
Product Type: Compact Disc
Published: February 2018
Annotation: In Straight Talk on Trade, Dani Rodrik, an early and outspoken critic of economic globalization taken too far, goes beyond the populist backlash and offers a more reasoned explanation for why our elites' and technocrats' obsession with hyper-globalization made it more difficult for nations to achieve legitimate economic and social objectives at home: economic prosperity, financial stability, and equity.Rodrik takes globalization's cheerleaders to task, not for emphasizing economics over other values, but for practicing bad economics and ignoring the discipline's own nuances that should have called for caution. He makes a case for a pluralist world economy where nation-states retain sufficient autonomy to fashion their own social contracts and develop economic strategies tailored to their needs. Rather than calling for closed borders or defending protectionists, Rodrik shows how we can restore a sensible balance between national and global governance. Ranging over the recent experiences of advanced countries, the eurozone, and developing nations, Rodrik charts a way forward with new ideas about how to reconcile today's inequitable economic and technological trends with liberal democracy and social inclusion.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Political Science | International Relations | Trade & Tariffs
- Political Science | Economic Conditions
Dewey: 337
Academic/Grade Level: General Adult
Book type: Non-Fiction
Physical Information: 5.50" H x 6.50" W x 1.00" (0.46 lbs)