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Globaphobia : Confronting Fears about Open Trade,9780815711896

Globaphobia : Confronting Fears about Open Trade

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9780815711896

ISBN10:
0815711891
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
2/1/1998
Publisher(s):
Brookings Inst Pr
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Summary

The authors of this book speak directly and simply to concerns about globalization, demonstrating with easy prose and illustrations why the globaphobes are wrong. The authors explain that the challenge for all Americans is to embrace globalization and all of the benefits it brings, while adopting targeted policies to ease the very real pain of those few Americans whom globalization may harm.

Author Biography

Gary Burtless is a senior fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 1
The Virtues of Opennessp. 13
Openness and Jobsp. 44
Openness and Wagesp. 59
Fairness and Level Playing Fieldsp. 89
Openness, Sovereignty, and Standardsp. 110
Addressing Dislocation and Inequalityp. 127
Referencesp. 151
Indexp. 157
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