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Commodities, Governance and Economic Development under Globalization

Authors: Nissanke, Machiko, Mavrotas, George

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Alfred Maizels' work on commodity trade and prices documented trends in a major area of international economic relations. This book elaborates the ideas in the tradition of Maizels' contributons, and discusses and extends these theories in relation to current problems.

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MACHIKO NISSANKE is Professor of Economics at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK. She previously worked at Birkbeck College, University College London and the University of Oxford, and was also Research Fellow of Nuffield College and the Overseas Development Institute. She has published numerous books and journal articles in financial and international economics, and has served many international organizations as advisor and coordinator of research programmes.
 
GEORGE MAVROTAS is the Chief Economist of the Global Development Network. Previously he was a fellow and project director at UNU-WIDER and on the economics faculties of the Universities of Oxford and Manchester. He has published extensively in journals and books on development economics and development finance, including Commodity Supply Management by Producing Countries (Oxford University Press), Advancing Development: Core Themes in Global Economics, and Development Finance in the Global Economy: The Road Ahead and Financial Development, Institutions, Growth and Poverty Reduction, all with Palgrave Macmillan.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  • Commodities, Cooperation and World Economic Development: The Mission of Alfred Maizels (1917–2006)

    Toye, John

    Pages 3-17

  • Poverty, Power and Global Economic Governance

    Helleiner, Gerry

    Pages 19-36

  • Issues and Challenges for Commodity Markets in the Global Economy: An Overview

    Nissanke, Machiko

    Pages 39-63

  • Commodity Market Structures, Evolving Governance and Policy Issues

    Nissanke, Machiko

    Pages 65-97

  • Commodities Still In Crisis?

    Sapsford, David (et al.)

    Pages 99-115

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Commodities, Governance and Economic Development under Globalization
Authors
Copyright
2010
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-27402-0
DOI
10.1057/9780230274020
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-20334-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXV, 368
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