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Making globalisation work for the poor: The 2000 White Paper Reconsidered

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  • Adrian Wood

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The argument of the White Paper are Basically robust, but could be improved Long-term determinants of prosperity •Relatively less emphasis on openness •More emphasis on incentives to invest Shorter-term effects of openness on poverty •Even more complex than WP suggested •Social protection remains a weak point.

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Keywords: Whie Paper 2000 UK; pverty dterminants; poverty reduction; DEvelopment Studies; Economics;

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