Globalization and Development

Globalization and Development

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Why has there has been such a pronounced divergence in the economic fortune of developing countries? Comparing the experience of East Asia and Latin America since the mid-1970s, Elson identifies the key internal factors common to each region which have allowed East Asia to take advantage of the trade, financial, and technological impact of a more globalized economy to support its development, while Latin America has not. Unique in it comparative regional perspective and grounded in an inter-disciplinary approach, this work is a timely addition to our understanding of the future of economic development.is the absence of any tradition of a professional or meritocratic public administration. ... (Again, the Philippines has shared with Latin America some of this political culture and history.) ... and implementation.7 One is a clear commitment on the part of the civil service to the public interest or strategic goals that have been established by the government. Another is recruitment by means of competitive exam or other rigorous selection process according to strictly professional criteria.


Title:Globalization and Development
Author: Anthony Elson
Publisher:Palgrave Macmillan - 2013-12-11
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