Back to top

The role of international institutions of global governance in steering globalization

Author(s)
C.V.R Wait and T.A Thibane
Publication date
July 2015

Globalization is a historical process, as it traces back to the 14th century during the origins of civilization. The post-World War II rise of globalization coincided with the post-war roles of these institutions, by forcing them to reform their roles in order to make them relevant to the changing global economic environment. These institutions had a variety of strengths and weaknesses in steering globalization from the period 1945-2006 and our study has revealed that their strengths have outweighed their weaknesses, and they have also fairly steered the process of globalization.

Publication PDF
Series title
Working paper 531
JEL classifications