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Globalisation and Poverty: Turning the Corner


Monday, 15 October 2001

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Globalisation — in the form of increased economic integration through trade and investment — is an important reason why much progress has been made in reducing poverty and global inequality over recent decades. But it is not the only reason for this often-unrecognised progress. Good national policies, sound institutions and domestic political stability also matter.

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