Tag Archives: Globalization

The globotics upheaval: globalization, robotics, and the future of work by Richard Baldwin

Overview: At the root of inequality, unemployment, and populism are radical changes in the world economy. Digital technology is allowing talented foreigners to telecommute into our workplaces and compete for service and professional jobs. Instant machine translation is melting language barriers, so the ranks of these “tele-migrants” will soon include almost every educated person in …
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Globalization Report 2018

The report by Bertelsmann Stiftung examines how far individual countries benefited from in-creasing globalization between 1990 and 2016. Using the real gross domestic product (GDP) per capita as indicator for measuring these benefits, industrialized countries such as Switzerland, Japan, Finland and Germany achieved the largest gains from increased globalization. Emerging markets such as China, India …
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Grave new world: the end of globalization, the return of history by Stephen D. King

Overview: A controversial look at the end of globalisation and what it means for prosperity, peace, and the global economic order Globalisation, long considered the best route to economic prosperity, is not inevitable. An approach built on the principles of free trade and, since the 1980s, open capital markets, is beginning to fracture. With disappointing …
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