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External Liberalization, Economic Performance and Social Policy

Lance Taylor


Reports on the effects of the fundamental economic policy shift in transition and developing countries after the mid‐1980s. Since that time, the “external liberalization” of international trade and finance has been among the principal forces for increasing global integration. This wave of deregulation was the central feature of globalization for the non‐industrialized world. The chapters in this book look at the experiences of nine countries – Argentina, Columbia, Cuba, India, Mexico, Russia, South Korea, Turkey, and Zimbabwe – and the often‐negative effects that liberalization has had on them ... More

Keywords: deregulation, developing countries, economic growth, economic policy, globalization, income distribution, international finance, international trade, skilled labor, social policy, transition economies, unskilled labor

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Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780195145465
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2007 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195145465.001.0001


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Lance Taylor, editor
New School for Social Research
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