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Israel and the World Economy: The Power of Globalization

Assaf Razin


The book objective is two-fold: First, the book provides rigorous analysis of some of the major globalization episodes during the decade's long emergence of the economy of Israel. Second, the book spells out, empirically, how the globalization played a crucial role in advancing Israel's economic progress. That is, economists and policy makers can gain insights as to how a globalized economy takes advantage of international trade, labor mobility, its international financial links, and at the same time push up against globalization headwinds, such as those triggered by the 2008 global financial ... More

Keywords: Globalization, Financial Integration, High-Tech, High Inflation, Economic Growth, Inequality, Costs of Occupation, Brain Drain, Educational Attainment

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780262037341
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262037341.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Assaf Razin, author