WHY GLOBALISATION WORKS
THE CASE FOR THE GLOBAL MARKET ECONOMY
By Martin Wolf
[pounds sterling]19.99 Yale University
The debate on globalisation has reached such a passionate level of intensity that it might be argued rational discussion is all but impossible. But in this book, one of the world's foremost economic commentators explains how globalisation works and why it makes sense.
Martin Wolf, chief economic commentator and associate editor of the UK's Financial Times newspaper, was a senior economist at the World Bank in the 1970s, and worked extensively in both Zambia and Kenya before taking up a post in India. No one could accuse him of simply viewing the world from an ivory tower as he takes on the charges against globalisation, delivers a devastating critique of each, and outlines a more hopeful future.
Wolf begins by presenting the political and economic case for a global market...