What Did Globalization Intensify?
A few more digital influences
The Lowered cost of transportaiton: Logistics
cell phones as steroids for global digital infrastrcuture
The influence of Governance
Global embrace of the market
The fall of the Berlin Wall and Soviet Bloc
New Intl. organizations and members
WTO and China
Doing stuff together
maldistribution of profits from global increase in productivity
Illiicit use of legitimate global pathways
- What Intensified Globalization?
- What did Globalizataion Intensify?
- Yergin and Stanislaw, Commanding Heights, ch. 13, “The Age of Globalization, The Battle for the World Economy, pp. 379-398.
- Friedman, The World is Flat, 60-199 (Chapter 2, starting with "Flattener #2" for those with e-readers).
Listening or Viewing:
- Planet Money Makes a T-Shirt http://apps.npr.org/tshirt/#/title
- Pick one article of clothing that you wear regularly and trace the way it is manufactured and where its components come from.