Trade, Growth, Poverty, and Politics: Toward a Unified Theory

@article{Gruber2013TradeGP,
  title={Trade, Growth, Poverty, and Politics: Toward a Unified Theory},
  author={L. Gruber},
  journal={Politics and Policy},
  year={2013},
  volume={41},
  pages={723-764}
}
  • L. Gruber
  • Published 1 October 2013
  • Sociology
  • Politics and Policy
This article takes the opportunity presented by the current global downturn to reassess the latest scholarly work on globalization's long-term implications for economic and political development. Will the market inequities generated by trade and international interdependence systematically undermine the domestic redistributive systems on which poor, redistribution-reliant citizens depend for their economic well-being and continuing engagement with society? Or should we expect to find trade… 

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