Finance & Development, December 2007 [electronic resource].

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Book
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English
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Washington : International Monetary Fund, 2007.
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1 online resource (223 p.)

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Finance & Development [More in this series]
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'Global Governance: Who's in Charge?' examines the challenges-financial, health, environmental, and trade-facing the international community in the 21st century and asks whether today';s system of global governance is equipped to cope with them. The lead article asserts that the system that served as a model for much of the 20th century is out of date, and it explores what needs to be done to strengthen it. Other articles on this theme look at the recent U.S. subprime market crisis, the differences between financial crises of the 19th and 20th centuries and what future crises will look like, t
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Contents
  • Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Content Page; Letters; In Brief; People in Economics; Global Governance: New Players, New Rules; Why the 20th-century model needs a makeover; Subprime: Tentacles of a Crisis; The mortgage market turmoil is as much about the breakdown of the structure of U.S. financial markets as it is about bad debt; Picture This: Changing Aid Landscape; Governing Global Trade; The multilateral system that has underpinned world trade for over 50 years is facing challenges; Financial Crises of the Future
  • Will they resemble the contagious crises of the 1990s or the country-specific ones of the 1890s?Governing Global Health; How better coordination can advance global health and improve value for money; Point of View: Is the Global Health System Broken?; Three points of view on how the global health system can be improved; Backcasting Latin America; Looking back at the business cycle in one of the most volatile regions requires reconstructing GDP data; Africa's Missing Ingredients; How aid can be better directed to entrench development in sub-Saharan Africa; Book Reviews
  • The Persistence of Poverty: Why the Economics of the Well-Off Can't Help the Poor Charles KarelisMaking Development More Sustainable: Sustainomics Framework and Practical Applications Mohan Munasinghe; The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World Alan Greenspan; African Development: Making Sense of the Issues and Actors Todd J. Moss; The Writing on the Wall: Why We Must Embrace China as a Partner or Face It as an Enemy Will Hutton; Straight Talk: The (Food) Price of Success; Country Focus: United Arab Emirates; Index of Articles for 2007
Other title(s)
Finance and Development : Global Governance : Who's In Charge
ISBN
  • 1-4623-0380-3
  • 1-4552-7282-5
  • 1-282-84517-9
  • 9786612845178
  • 1-4552-8591-9
  • 1-4519-5392-5
OCLC
870245427
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