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Globalization, Trade, and Development: Some Lessons From History

  • Alan M. Taylor

Recent research in international economic history has opened up new lines of enquiry on the origins of globalization, as well as its causes and consequences. Such findings have the potential to inform contemporary debates and this paper considers what lessons this body of historical work has for our current understanding of the linkages between trade and development.

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Paper provided by National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc in its series NBER Working Papers with number 9326.

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Date of creation: Nov 2002
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Publication status: published as Devlin, R. and A. Estevadeordal. (eds.) Bridges for Development: Policies and Institutions for Trade and Integration. Washington, D.C.: Inter-American Development Bank, 2003.
Handle: RePEc:nbr:nberwo:9326
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