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The Next Great Globalization: How Disadvantaged Nations Can Harness Their Financial Systems to Get Rich

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Many prominent critics regard the international financial system as the dark side of globalization, threatening disadvantaged nations near and far. But in "The Next Great Globalization," eminent economist Frederic Mishkin argues the opposite: that financial globalization today is essential for poor nations to become rich. Mishkin argues that an effectively managed financia ...more
Hardcover, 310 pages
Published September 10th 2006 by Princeton University Press (first published August 21st 2006)
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Yngve Skogstad
Nov 17, 2017 rated it did not like it
It's bad enough to see this sort of worldview laid out in op-eds, speeches and so forth, having to actually endure a whole book of this nonsense was excruciating. Five pages in I had so many bullet points of factual errors that I realized if I was to escape from this reading experience as a sane person I had to just accept whatever he threw at me and move on.

In this book, Frederic Mishkin endorses the neoliberal growth model, with a particular focus on "financial globalization", while going to
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Feb 20, 2008 rated it it was ok
Clearly smart and all, but at no point am I ever going to be in charge of a Third World country's economy.
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Frederic Stanley "Rick" Mishkin is an American economist and professor at the Columbia Business School. He was a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from 2006 to 2008.

Mishkin's research focuses on monetary policy and its impact on financial markets and the aggregate economy.
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