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Hardcover | Out of Print | ISBN: 9780262024402 | 588 pp. | 6 x 9 in | May 1998
Paperback | $28.00 Short | £19.95 | ISBN: 9780262522656 | 588 pp. | 6 x 9 in | August 1999

A Stream of Windows

Unsettling Reflections on Trade, Immigration, and Democracy


Winner of the 1998 Eccles Prize for Excellence in EconomicWritingA Stream of Windows offers a selection of Jagdish Bhagwati's recentpolicy writings, in which he forcefully opposes the demonization ofJapan, challenges the bipartisan bashing of illegal immigrants,refutes the conventional view that democracy hinders development, andmuch more.

About the Author

Jagdish N. Bhagwati is University Professor of Economics, Law, and International Relations at Columbia University and Director of the Deepak and Neera Raj Center on Indian Economic Policies. He is the author (with Arvind Panagariya) of Why Growth Matters: How Economic Growth in India Reduced Poverty and the Lessons for Other Developing Countries.


“"Although Mr. Bhagwati may be best known as a proponent of open trade,this volume will enhance his reputation as a proponent of opensocieties, in which free markets exist in a context of free humanbeings. . . . Anyone who reads this engaging description of the waysthe world works will emerge a lot less confused and at least a littlemore optimistic." Adrian Karatnycky , Wall Street Journal


Winner of the 1998 Eccles Prize for Excellence in Economic Writing