Globalization and its Discontents

Category: Book
By (author): Stiglitz, Joseph E
Subject:  BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Economic Development
  BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / International / Economics
  BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Leadership
  POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Process / General
Publisher: WW Norton
Published: November 2017
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 8.25in x 5.50in
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From The Publisher*When it was first published, Globalization and Its Discontents quickly became a bestseller and a touchstone in the globalization debate. Renowned economist and Nobel Prize winner Joseph E. Stiglitz argued that the International Monetary Fund and other major institutions put the interests of Wall Street and other corporate interests ahead of the developing nations they were supposedly helping, leading to political unrest and rampant inequality. Since then, globalization has continued to be mismanaged and has left a trail of disaffected citizens in its wake. Discontent with globalization is no longer a problem just for developing nations, as made clear by Donald Trump's election to the presidency. Stiglitz's powerful and prescient messages remain essential reading.

"Accessible, provocative, and highly readable."-New York Times

"This book is everyone's guide to the misgovernment of globalization. Stiglitz explains it here in plain and compelling language." -James K. Galbraith, University of Texas at Austin

Biographical NoteJoseph E. Stiglitz is a Nobel Prize–winning economist and the best-selling author of The Great Divide, Rewriting the Rules of the American Economy, The Price of Inequality, Freefall: America, Free Markets, and the Sinking of the World Economy, and Globalization and Its Discontents. He is a columnist for the New York Times and Project Syndicate and has written for Vanity Fair, Politico, The Atlantic, and Harper's. He teaches at Columbia University and lives in New York City.