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    • In Defense of Globalization

    • By: Jagdish Bhagwati
    • Narrated by: Sunil Malhotra
    • Length: 13 hrs and 21 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    In the passionate debate that currently rages over globalization, critics have been heard blaming it for a host of ills afflicting poorer nations, everything from child labor to environmental degradation and cultural homogenization. Now Jagdish Bhagwati, the internationally renowned economist, takes on the critics, revealing that globalization, when properly governed, is in fact the most powerful force for social good in the world today.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • thoughtful book marred by a sub-standard reading

    • By anonymous on 05-20-11

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Why Growth Matters

    • How Economic Growth in India Reduced Poverty and the Lessons for Other Developing Countries
    • By: Jagdish Bhagwati, Arvind Panagariya
    • Narrated by: Manish Dongardive
    • Length: 7 hrs and 51 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 15
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 13

    In its history since Independence, India has seen widely different economic experiments: from Jawharlal Nehru's pragmatism to the rigid state socialism of Indira Gandhi to the brisk liberalization of the 1990s. So which strategy best addresses India's, and by extension the world's, greatest moral challenge: lifting a great number of extremely poor people out of poverty? Bhagwati and Panagariya argue forcefully that only one strategy will help the poor to any significant effect: economic growth, led by markets overseen and encouraged by liberal state policies.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Narrated like a children's story tale

    • By Rahul on 05-18-16

    Regular price: $19.95