Markets, Globalization & Development Review


Via this introductory article, the founding editors of MGDR welcome the global readership and potential base of contributors to this journal. This essay lays out the editors views of the three momentous concepts that form the title of this journal -- markets, globalization and development -- and the intersections of these. Of course, as a journal MGDR remains open to all views of these concepts, so long they are thoroughly researched and presented in a spirit of open dialogue and discussion.

Author Bio

Nikhilesh Dholakia is Professor Emeritus, University of Rhode Island (URI), and founding co-editor of Markets, Globalization and Development Review. Dr. Dholakia's research deals with globalization, technology, innovation, market processes, and consumer culture. His recent coauthored book, with Romeo V. Turcan, is Toward a Metatheory of Economic Bubbles: Socio-Political and Cultural Perspectives (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014).

Deniz Atik is Associate Professor of Marketing, İzmir University of Economics (İUE), and founding co-editor of Markets, Globalization & Development Review. Dr. Atik’s research interest focuses on transformative consumer research, specifically theories of fashion, sustainability and vulnerable consumers. She has been contributing to leading marketing journals with her academic work, and teaching marketing and consumer culture related courses in USA, Japan, Italy, France, Kazakhstan and Turkey.

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