Globalization and Economic Growth

11th Annual IMDA Conference, July 20-24, 2002, Antalya, Turkey

6 Pages Posted: 18 Mar 2009

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Selcen Ozturkcan

Sabanci Business School, Sabanci University; Department of Marketing, School of Business and Economics, Linnaeus University

Date Written: July 20, 2002

Abstract

Globalization describes the ongoing global trend toward the freer flow of trade and investment across borders and the resulting integration of the international economy. Because it expands economic freedom and spurs competition, globalization is believed to raise the productivity and living standards of people in countries that open themselves to the global marketplace. Globalization has evolved since Columbus and de Gama sailed from Europe more than 500 years ago. This paper surveys the economic growth associated with globalization. Doing so, it investigates the dynamics between openness, poverty, inequality, and globalization. It also explores the methods that could have been utilized by the developing countries.

Keywords: globalization, economic growth

JEL Classification: M10

Suggested Citation

Ozturkcan, Selcen, Globalization and Economic Growth (July 20, 2002). 11th Annual IMDA Conference, July 20-24, 2002, Antalya, Turkey, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1362420

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