1. Research Library

        Globalization and Its Discontents

        Joseph Stiglitz

        Penguin 2002

        ISBN 0-713-99664-1

      1. In this work, Nobel Prize-winning economist Stiglitz argues for the positive potential of globalization to reduce poverty and promote economic growth. However he rejects the notion that the free market can resolve all problems, and argues for reform in the WTO and IMF. A major thinker in the globalization debate. Chapter 5 ‘Who Lost Russia?’ is notable for its discussion of the post-1989 restructuring of the global economic system.