Joe Perkins: Globalisation, 7 June 2007
Show More Making Globalisation Work: The Next Steps to Global Justice by Joseph Stiglitz.
Allen Lane, 358 pp., £20, September 2006, 0 7139 9909 8Show More
The Next Great Globalisation: How Disadvantaged Nations Can Harness Their Financial Systems to Get Rich by Frederic Mishkin.
Princeton, 310 pp., £17.95, October 2006, 0 691 12154 0Show More
The White Man’s Burden: Why the West’s Efforts to Aid the Rest Have Done So Much Ill and So Little Good by William Easterly.
Oxford, 380 pp., £16.99, September 2006, 0 19 921082 9Show More
“... and development go in for grand plans and sweeping reforms. In The White Man’s Burden, William Easterly, for 16 years an economist at the World Bank, extols the virtues of thinking small when trying to help the poor. He argues that the urge to plan a country’s path to prosperity, without carefully considering the needs of those for whom ...”