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UNU-WIDER United Nations University - World Institute for Development Economics Research

Dates:
October 21-21, 2009
Description:
WIDER Annual Lecture 13: The Trade-Development Nexus in Theory and History by Prof Ronald Findlay, Columbia University School of International & Public Affairs, New York
Location:
Helsinki, Marina Congress Center, Finland
Subject:
The lecture will explore the theoretical and empirical links between international trade and economic development over a wide range of space and time, drawing on models and ideas based on his previous work and that of others. Special attention will be paid to such topics as the spice trade, the Silk Road, the ??triangular trade?? between Europe, Africa and the New World, and the causes and consequences of the Industrial Revolution. Finally it will attempt to make some observations about the current state and future prospects of the world economy. [gem?_?? den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]
Notes:
JEL Code:
F
Sponsor:
URL:
http://www.wider.unu.edu/publications/annual-lectures/en_GB/AL13/

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