The December issue of Finance & Development, which is now available, addresses the major issues facing the global economy as the world enters a new millennium.
The stage is set for this review by John Kenneth Galbraith, the distinguished economist, who discusses in an interview some of the major challenges facing humankind. IMF area department directors follow with their view of prospects for the world economy. Among the other articles in the issue are
Is Liberalization Reversible?
The Changing Development Landscape
From Centralized to Decentralized Governance
William Dillinger and Marianne Fay
The World Trading System: The Road Ahead
Simon J. Evenett
Trade: An Engine of Growth for Africa
Components of a Future Development Strategy: The Importance of Human Development
Governance in the Digital Economy
Don Tapscott and David Agnew
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