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Economic development in a changing globalized economy

Huq, M.M. and Tribe, M. (2004) Economic development in a changing globalized economy. Journal of International Development, 16 (6). pp. 911-923. ISSN 0954-1748

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Abstract

This introductory article provides an overview of the Development Studies Association's 2003 annual conference, the theme of which was Globalization and Development. A brief summary of the articles that have been based on three plenary addresses follows the overview, together with outlines of the contents of the seven other articles included in this special issue of the Journal of International Development. Opposing views about the role of globalization in international development, particularly as it relates to developing countries, are then summarized within in a broad historical context. Some of the published evidence concerning the economic impact of globalization is then presented, continuing the adversarial standpoints of opposing camps. The introduction is concluded with some discussion about future prospects for a globalized world.