publication . Preprint . 2002


Luca De Benedictis; Rodolfo Helg;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jul 2002
This paper looks at some aspect of globalisation. After a discussion on its definition, the first part highlights historical evolution of globalisation in its major components (trade flows, foreign direct investments, portfolio movements and migration). The evidence shows that (1) globalisation its not new; (2) it is not irreversible; (3) the new elements in the last phase of globalisation are the low international mobility of labour, the changes in trade policy, the relevance in financial capita movement and their role in financial crisis. In the second part, the paper shows how poverty has not increased around the world (even if its level reaches dimension req...
22 references, page 1 of 2

Acemoglu D., (2002a), “Technical change, inequality, and the labor market”, Journal of Economic Literature, XL, marzo, 7-72.

Acemoglu D. (2002b), Cross-country inequality trends, NBER WP No 8832, marzo.

Baldwin R.E. e P. Martin (1999), “Two Waves of Globalization: Superficial Similarities, Fundamental Differences”, in H. Siebert (ed.), Globalisation and Labour, cap. 1, J.C.B. Mohr - Kiel Institute of World Economics, Tubingen.

Bourguignon, F. e C. Morrisson (2002), “Inequality among world citizens: 1820-1992”, American Economic Review (in corso di pubblicazione).

Brown D.K., A. V. Deardorff, R.M. Stern, (2002), The Effects of Multinational Production on Wages and Working Conditions in Developing Countries, mimeo, maggio.

Bruno G., A. Falzoni, R. Helg, (2002), Measuring the effect of globalisation on labour demand elasticity: an empirical application to OECD countries, Milano, Cespri - Università Bocconi, mimeo.

Brülhart M. e F. Trionfetti (2001), “A tests of trade theories when expenditure is home biased”, mimeo

Burtless G., R.Z. Lawrence, R. E. Litan e R. J. Shapiro (1998), Globaphobia, Brookings Institution Press, Washington.

Cairncross F. (1997), The Death of Distance, Londra, Orion.

Chen S. e M. Ravallion, (2001), “How did the world's poorest fare in the 1990s?”, Review of Income and Wealth, 47, 3, settembre.

Craft N. (1995), “Exogenous or Endogenous Growth? The Industrial Revolution Reconsidered”, The Journal of Economic History, 55, 4.

Crafts N., (2000), Globalisation and growth in the twentieth century, IMF WP No.44, marzo.

Deaton A., (2001), Counting the world's poor: problems and possible solutions, World Bank Research Observer, Vol. 16, No. 2, Fall 2001, pp. 125-147. [OpenAIRE]

de Cecco M. (1999), L'oro d'Europa, Donzelli, Roma.

DeLong J.B., (2000), The shape of the twentieth century economic history”, mimeo, [OpenAIRE]

22 references, page 1 of 2
Powered by OpenAIRE Open Research Graph
Any information missing or wrong?Report an Issue