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Author Rudra, Nita.

Title Globalization and the race to the bottom in developing countries : who really gets hurt? / Nita Rudra.

Imprint Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2008.


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 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  303.482 R835g 2008    ---  Available
Description xix, 294 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-285) and index.
Contents The race to the bottom in developing countries -- Who really gets hurt? -- LDC welfare states : convergence? What are the implications? -- Globalization and the protective welfare state : case study of India -- Globalization and the productive welfare state : case study of South Korea -- Globalization and the dual welfare state : case study of Brazil -- Introduction -- Appendix A: LDC social spending -- Appendix B: Assessing potential labor power -- Appendix C: Additional tests for the RTB hypothesis -- Appendix D: Variables in the inequality model -- Appendix E: Technical notes on Gini coefficients -- Appendix F: LDC Gini coefficient statistics -- Appendix G: Robustness check -- Appendix H: Conditional impact of trade on inequality -- Appendix I: Descriptions and sources of variables -- Appendix J: Cluster results minus outcome variables -- Appendix K: Dendogram for cluster analysis -- Appendix L: Poverty tables -- Appendix M: Social expenditures on social security, health, and education in India (percent of GDP) based on national data.
Subject Globalization -- Economic aspects -- Developing countries.
Globalization -- Social aspects -- Developing countries.
Developing countries -- Social policy.
ISBN 9780521715034
Standard No. AU@ 000043044561
NLGGC 317461508
NZ1 12516905
NLGGC 316672750
HEBIS 203235908
GEBAY 10836773

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