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Globalization and Competition

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  • Bresser Pereira,Luiz Carlos

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Globalization and Competition explains why some middle-income countries, principally those in Asia, grow fast while others are not successful. The author criticizes both old-style developmentalism and the economics of the Washington Consensus. He argues instead for a 'new developmentalism' or third approach that builds on a national development strategy. This approach differs from the neoliberal strategy that rich nations propose to emerging economies principally on macroeconomic grounds. Developing countries face a key obstacle to growth, namely, the tendency to overvaluate foreign exchange. Instead of neutralizing it, the policy that rich countries promote mistakenly seeks growth through foreign savings, which causes additional appreciation of the national currency and often results in financial crises rather than genuine investment.

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This book is provided by Cambridge University Press in its series Cambridge Books with number 9780521196352 and published in 2010.

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  1. Pereira, Luiz Carlos Bresser, 2009. "From old to new developmentalism in latin America," Textos para discussão 193, Escola de Economia de São Paulo, Getulio Vargas Foundation (Brazil).
  2. Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira, 2012. "Why Economics Should Be a Modest and Reasonable Science," Journal of Economic Issues, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 46(2), pages 291-302, June.
  3. Luiz Carlos Bresser-Pereira, 2010. "The global financial crisis and a new capitalism?," Journal of Post Keynesian Economics, M.E. Sharpe, Inc., vol. 32(4), pages 499-534, July.
  4. Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos, 2013. "Development, progress and economic growth," Textos para discussão 350, Escola de Economia de São Paulo, Getulio Vargas Foundation (Brazil).
  5. Pereira, Luiz Carlos Bresser, 2009. "The Global Financial Crisis And After: A New Capitalism?," Textos para discussão 240, Escola de Economia de São Paulo, Getulio Vargas Foundation (Brazil).
  6. Carl Davidson & Fredrik Heyman & Steven Matusz, & Fredrik Sjoholm & Susan Zhu, . "Globalization and Imperfect Labor Market Sorting," Discussion Papers 10/30, University of Nottingham, GEP.
  7. Robert A. Blecker, 2013. "Economic Stagnation in the United States: Underlying Causes and Global Consequences," Working Papers 2013-16, American University, Department of Economics.
  8. James Scott, 2012. "Squeezing the state: tariff revenue, state capacity and the WTO’s Doha Round," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 16912, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
  9. James Scott & Rorden Wilkinson, 2012. "Changing of the guard: expert knowledge and ‘common sense’ in the Doha Development Agenda," Brooks World Poverty Institute Working Paper Series 16612, BWPI, The University of Manchester.
  10. Roberto Frenkel & Martin Rapetti, 2012. "External Fragility or Deindustrialization: What is the Main Threat to Latin American Countries in the 2010s?," World Economic Review, World Economics Association, vol. 2012(1), pages 3, September.
  11. Franklin Serrano & Ricardo Summa, 2011. "Macroeconomic Policy, Growth and Income Distribution in the Brazilian Economy in the 2000s," CEPR Reports and Issue Briefs 2011-13, Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR).
  12. Bresser-Pereira, Luiz Carlos (Luiz Carlos Bresser), 2012. "State–society cycles and political pacts in a national–dependent society : Brazil," Textos para discussão 317, Escola de Economia de São Paulo, Getulio Vargas Foundation (Brazil).
  13. Pereira, Luiz Carlos Bresser, 2009. "From the national-bourgeois to the associated dependency interpretation of latin America," Textos para discussão 185, Escola de Economia de São Paulo, Getulio Vargas Foundation (Brazil).
  14. André Nassif & Carmem Feijó & Eliane Araújo, 2013. "Structural Change And Economic Development: Is Brazil Catching Up Or Falling Behind?," UNCTAD Discussion Papers 211, United Nations Conference on Trade and Development.
  15. André Nassif & Carmem Feijó & Eliane Araújo, 2011. "The trend of the real exchange rate overvaluation in open emerging economies: the case of Brazil," Working Papers 0111, Universidade Federal do Paraná, Department of Economics.

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