Norwegian Catch-Up: Development and Globalization before World War II

1st Edition

Jonathon W. Moses

Routledge
Published June 5, 2017
Reference - 160 Pages
ISBN 9781138296190 - CAT# Y365274

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Summary

Norwegian Catch-Up looks at the early Norwegian economic trajectory in light of its external commitments and opportunities. Detailing Norway's economic performance relative to other countries at a time characterized by globalization, it has particular focus on the role of international trade, investment and migration.

The book examines how a small open state adapted successfully to the demands of (and opportunities provided by) a global market place. Not only did Norway manage an impressive economic record but it developed concomitantly. In short the Norwegian example provides hope for development in a context of globalization.

This text provides the student with a pioneering new vantage point for understanding the nature and scope of today's globalization and its effect on economic (and political) development. It also provides a historical reflection on the liberal antecedent of modern social democracy.

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