Transnational Corporations and the Global Economy

  • Richard Kozul-Wright
  • Robert Rowthorn

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Introduction: Transnational Corporations and the Global Economy

    1. Richard Kozul-Wright, Robert Rowthorn
      Pages 1-34
  3. Globalization in Perspective

  4. Transnational Corporations, the State and Economic Development

  5. Lessons from Recent Experience

  6. Back Matter
    Pages 431-437

About this book


This book brings together papers written by representatives from UN agencies and academics who take a fresh look at the expanding role of transnational corporations and foreign direct investment in the world economy. These papers deal with such issues as the nature and extent of globalisation, the shifting relations between transnational corporations and national economies, and the opportunities and obstacles facing policy makers in the rapidly changing global economy.


Developing Countries development Eastern Europe Economic Development foreign direct investment Global economy globalization international trade internationalization

Editors and affiliations

  • Richard Kozul-Wright
    • 1
  • Robert Rowthorn
    • 2
  1. 1.UN Conference on Trade and DevelopmentGenevaSwitzerland
  2. 2.University of CambridgeUK

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