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Trade Agreements Under Attack: Can They Be Salvaged And Is It Worth It?

Anabel González | Posted 10.24.2016 | Business
Anabel González

Trade agreements are under attack because of a combination of traditional and new factors.

Why Are Governments Talking About "Structural Reform"?

Marcelo Giugale | Posted 10.20.2016 | World
Marcelo Giugale

It is late 2016. All indicators point to a world economy that will remain weak next year and in the longer term, in advanced and developing countries alike. Governments are feeling the pressure from voters to deliver faster economic growth--and plenty of jobs.

How To Navigate A World Controlled By Fear

Annette Blum | Posted 10.05.2016 | World
Annette Blum

In a recent article, I shared my own experiences of the impact of increased individual acts of terrorism and of being too close for comfort during man...

History Is No Longer An Accurate Guide To The Future

Daniel Wagner | Posted 10.04.2016 | World
Daniel Wagner

One need look no further than the outcome of the Brexit vote or the Colombian peace referendum to see how spectacularly the pollsters and bookies got it wrong.

Remembering High School

John M. Eger | Posted 10.01.2016 | Education
John M. Eger

In the old days...before globalization 3.0 and the age of the Internet, all you had to do was be on time, have a good memory and stay out of trouble. ...

Trump, Yesterday and Buggy Whips

Edward Goldberg | Posted 09.30.2016 | Politics
Edward Goldberg

It was quite obvious at Monday night's debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump that globalization -- an issue too hard to explain in a sound bite -- is The Issue of the election.

The Paul Krugman Problem And Why It Matters

Ian Fletcher | Posted 10.02.2016 | Politics
Ian Fletcher

Here's a question: guess which public figure wrote the following passages? The language in the second one is a bit technical, but shouldn't be impossi...

Hillary's Biggest Challenge: Bringing Back Decent Jobs

Jane White | Posted 09.27.2016 | Politics
Jane White

One of the biggest ironies about Donald Trump's Presidential campaign is his pledge to bring back jobs that have been outsourced to other countries--the major driver behind his support from blue-collar workers.

Trump Says the U.S. Is Too Focused on Globalization. Is He Right?

Quora | Posted 09.26.2016 | Politics

Is Donald Trump right that U.S. policies have focused too heavily on globalization? Was this bad? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing...

Cultural Diversity and the 2016 Vote

Deborah J. Levine | Posted 09.20.2016 | Politics
Deborah J. Levine

On my birthday, I spoke about U.S. culture and the 2016 election. I addressed a group of Global Scholars at Chattanooga State Community College on the societal trends in this election year through the lens of cultural anthropology.

Trump And The Failure Of The Reagan Revolution

Edward Goldberg | Posted 09.25.2016 | World
Edward Goldberg

Who would have thought that the one underlying issue that Donald Trump and Hilary Clinton agree on is the catastrophe of the Reagan Revolution and, with it, the failure of America's democracy to respond to the negative effects of globalization.

How Globalization Reached The Cradle Of Islam

Omar Sayfo | Posted 09.09.2016 | Religion
Omar Sayfo

One would assume that Mecca is a city of religious purity and traditionalism. However, a visit to the holy city a couple of years ago led me to the astonishing realization that the troops of globalization have reached not only the Saudi Kingdom, but the cradle of Islam as well.

Global Sports Administrator To Be Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

Louis Bolling | Posted 09.06.2016 | Women
Louis Bolling

Last year President Barack Obama delivered remarks and answered questions at a town hall with young leaders of the Americas at University of the West ...

Our Religion Of Economism Is Bankrupt

Brian E. Konkol | Posted 09.05.2016 | Business
Brian E. Konkol

Our religion of Economism is bankrupt, yet the spirit of our human community is overflowing with abundance, and a more liberating collective faith can point us toward a more authentic flavor or freedom.

Securing the Safety of the Business Traveler and the Overseas Workforce Yields Duty of Care

Iram Ganju | Posted 08.26.2016 | Business
Iram Ganju

As we prepare for our first international conference, someone asked what significance does the date of October 26th has to do with the Duty of Care Day?

The Political Left and Right Are Being Upended by Globalization Politics

Nouriel Roubini | Posted 08.23.2016 | World
Nouriel Roubini

A new political alignment erases the old left and right paradigms of labor versus capital, workers versus business, taxes and regulation versus free enterprise.

China's New Silk Road May Be A Game-Changer For Pakistan

The WorldPost | Farah_Mohamed | Posted 08.17.2016 | World

Shaukat Aziz was the prime minister of Pakistan from 2004 to 2007. Prior to that he served five years as finance minister and 30 years in the top rank...

Time For Business Leaders To Wake Up: Globalization Is Dead For A Generation

Michael Coates | Posted 08.17.2016 | Business
Michael Coates

Usually CEOs are more cautious when it comes to politics, but this election is anything but usual. However, while many have questioned Trump's personality or track record, very few have addressed the larger trend that his candidacy represents: the decline of globalization.

The Revenge Of The Losers Of Globalization? Brexit, Trump And Globalization

Cas Mudde | Posted 08.09.2016 | Politics
Cas Mudde

They seem to be everywhere these days, the so-called "losers of globalization," and their anger is allegedly transforming politics across the globe. From Brexit to the rise of Trump, globalization is the explanation and its losers are to blame.

Tales Of Emerging Markets

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 08.06.2016 | World
Otaviano Canuto

A propensity to undergo periodic episodes of instability and volatility in global financial markets will persist. Get ready for a continuous dispute between the two financial tales about EM, as well as to increasing efforts of differentiation among their assets.

How Chinese History Provides Guidance in the Age of Trump and Brexit

Bai Tongdong | Posted 08.01.2016 | World
Bai Tongdong

SHANGHAI -- The diagnosis that the only cure for globalization is the total rejection of the well-connected and populous world and a return to isolated and small political entities already occurred in China 2,500 years ago.

Stoking Optimism in a Darkening World

Chris Kutarna | Posted 07.31.2016 | Politics
Chris Kutarna

(This post was originally published as part of the World Economic Forum's Globalization series.) In aggregate terms, the human race has never had it ...

Tech Tools for Running Successful Global Business

Milena Milićević | Posted 07.21.2016 | Technology
Milena Milićević

The purpose of business is to make a profit and the same principle applies when your business expands the borders of your country.

Global Solution Networks The Key To Building A Better World

Don Tapscott | Posted 07.20.2016 | World
Don Tapscott

The challenge is clear: You now need to think strategically about which you will participate in, and how. Will your organization act in isolation, taking on only the size of problems it can single-handedly solve?

Is Nomadic Living The Next Salient Lifestyle Trend?

Timo Kiuru | Posted 07.20.2016 | Business
Timo Kiuru

Being an entrepreneur who works internationally and lives outside of my "home" country is not always a bed of roses and last week it definitely had me frustrated. Due to my business and work history, I have a few different bank accounts in different countries but have decided to keep my company's home base in Finland, the country where I was born.