Two Faces of Globalization

Two Faces of Globalization

Munificent and Malevolent

Dilip K. Das

Like the ancient Roman god Janus, globalization has two faces, one benign and the other malign. In this comprehensive and authoritative book, Dilip K. Das fills a gap in the literature by examining both aspects of the contemporary phase of economic globalization.

About the author

Dilip K. Das

Subjects: asian studies, asian urban and regional studies, economics and finance, international economics

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Professor Dilip K. Das has been associated with several prestigious business schools around the globe, including the European Institute of Business Administration (INSEAD), Fontainebleau, France; the ESSEC, Paris; the Graduate School of Business, University of Sydney; the Australian National University, Canberra and Webster University, Geneva. He also was Professor and Area Chairman at the Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, India, and EXIM Bank Distinguished Chair Professor in the International Management Institute, New Delhi. The areas of his expertise include international finance and banking, international trade and WTO-related issues, international business and strategy and Asian economy, including Chinese and Japanese economies. His most recent interest is globalization and the global business environment. Professor Das has worked as a consultant for several international organizations, such as USAID, the World Bank, and the World Commission on Development and Environment in Geneva. He has organized 13 large international conferences during the last ten years. He is presently a Toronto-based consultant to international organizations. He has an immense appetite for researching. He has written extensively and published widely. He is an author or editor of 27 books. The last two books he authored were entitled The Doha Round of Multilateral Trade Negotiations: Arduous Issues and Strategic Responses, published by Palgrave Macmillan Ltd, Houndmills, UK, in 2005 and The Chinese Economic Renaissance: Apocalypse or Cornucopia, published by Palgrave Macmillan Ltd, Houndmills, Hampshire, UK, in 2008. The latter has been translated into Mandarin for the Chinese market. He has contributed over 80 articles to professional journals of...