Making Globalization Work - The Next Steps to Global Justice by Joseph Stiglitz Penguin, HK$148 There are three types of economist: those who can count, and those who can't. Quite how that relates to the 2001 Nobel Prize for Economics recipient Joseph Stiglitz may be somewhat moot. Since his rant against the International Monetary Fund and the mess it made of the Asian financial crisis, the former chief economist of the World Bank has been on something of a globalisation campaign: Making Globalization Work extends the argument he began in Globalization and its Discontents (2002) by suggesting ways the poor, developing world might better benefit from a system skewed in favour of the rich, developed world. His proposals include seven reforms of the way countries can borrow funds, seven changes in the international trading system and five major fixes to the operations of multinational corporations. Joe Perkins in the London Review of Books calls the author 'an inventive and original thinker'. This author did win the Nobel Prize for showing Adam Smith wasn't always right and that markets do sometimes misallocate resources. Not all of his arguments hold up here, but Stiglitz makes a lot of valid points and his use of anecdote and vignette to highlight inequity makes for a sometimes chilling argument.