Lobalisation: Consider the ways in which multinational enterprises may generate economic benefits and costs for a host economy.

Consider the ways in which multinational enterprises may generate economic benefits and costs for a host economy.

Requirements.
the question/topic is covered in a comprehensive manner and the piece is entirely relevant to the topic as well as being clearly structured in relation to it; the discussion is handled with a?authoritya?;
clear and thorough understanding of the technical complexities of the question;
the argumentation is clear and well expressed;
the work shows a wide coverage of the appropriate reading and shows evidence of going outside the recommended reading;
ideas from sources are carefully and accurately explained, placed in context and an appropriate synthesis is clearly achieved;
comprehensive and properly set out documentation

There are some sources below. Please use around 8 of the relevant sources listed and the rest new relevant sources up to date with current affairs.

Reading list

Core

Hill, C.W.L. (2009) Global Business Today (6th edition) McGraw-Hill, New York

For Political Economy Issues see:

Ravenhill, J. (editor) (2008) Global Political Economy, (2nd edition) Oxford University Press, Oxford

An alternative is:

Stubbs, R, & (editors) (2006) Political Economy & the Changing Global Order,
G.R.D. Underhill Oxford University Press, Oxford

Recommended

Stiglitz, J.E. (2002) Globalization and its Discontents Norton, New York and London
Hirst, P. &
G. Thompson (2000) Globalization in Question Polity Press, London
Bakran, J. (2004) The Corporation Constable, London
Cartwright, R. (2004) The Globalization of Business Palgrave, London
Dicken, P (2004) Global Shift, Sage, London

Jagdish N Bhagwati Articles

Coping with Anti-Globalization. Unabbreviated version appeared in Foreign Affairs, January/February 2002 ~jb38/ft_lab.pdf
Trading for Development. Poor Countries Caveat Emptor. The Economist
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January 2004 Globalization and Its Discontents in 2004

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May 2004 Outsourced and Out of Work

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International Monetary Fund worldbank.org

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