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Rich People Poor Countries: The Rise of Emerging-Market Tycoons and their Mega Firms
by Caroline Freund
assisted by Sarah Oliver

Like the robber barons of the 19th century Gilded Age, a new and proliferating crop of billionaires is driving rapid development and industrialization in poor countries. The accelerated industrial growth spurs economic prosperity for some, but it ... More >>

The Great Tradeoff: Confronting Moral Conflicts in the Era of Globalization
by Steven R. Weisman

The global financial and economic crisis that began in 2008 has blasted livelihoods, inspired protests, and toppled governments. It has also highlighted the profound moral concerns long surrounding globalization. Did materialist ex ... More >>