Financial globalisation and human development
ABSTRACT This paper is concerned essentially with the question, how does financial globalisation affect economic welfare? Orthodox theory suggests that because of greater risk-sharing between countries that financial liberalisation entails, there should be no welfare losses. Greater risk sharing should lead to greater smoothing of consumption and/or growth trajectories for developing countries. Yet there is widespread evidence of crises following liberalisation. Apart from these international macro-economic issues, it is argued here that financial globalization changes the very nature of capitalism from managerial to finance capitalism. This profoundly affects at the micro-economic level corporate governance, corporate finance and income distribution. Both macro- and micro-economic factors outlined here influence human development.
|Date of creation:||13 Aug 2011|
|Publication status:||Published in Journal of Human Development 1.13(2012): pp. 135-151|
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