Globalization

Foreign Affairs Article

A New Deal for Globalization

Authors: Kenneth Scheve and Matthew J. Slaughter

Globalization has brought huge overall benefits, but earnings for most U.S. workers -- even those with college degrees -- have been falling recently; inequality is greater now than at any other time in the last 70 years. Whatever the cause, the result has been a surge in protectionism. To save globalization, policymakers must spread its gains more widely. The best way to do that is by redistributing income.

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Foreign Affairs Article

Has Globalization Passed Its Peak?

Authors: Rawi Abdelal and Adam Segal

Not long ago, the expansion of free trade worldwide seemed inevitable. Over the last few years, however, economic barriers have started to rise once more. The forecast for the future looks mixed: some integration will probably continue even as a new economic nationalism takes hold. Managing this new, muddled world will take deft handling, in Washington, Brussels, and Beijing.

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Audio

Globalization and India

Listen to Manjeet Kripalani, the Council's Edward R. Murrow Press Fellow, lead a discussion with students on India and globalization as part of the Council's Academic Conference Call Series.

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Video

Where is Globalization Headed?

Speaker: Jerry Muller
Presider: Benn Steil

Watch Jerry Muller, professor of history at the Catholic University of America, discuss the future of globalization, as part of the Council's C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics.

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Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies: Globalization and Military-Industrial Transformation in South Asia: An Historical Perspective

Author: Emrys Chew

This report by the Institute of Defence and Strategic Studies in Singapore examines the roots and ramifications of military-industrial globalization in South Asia, locating them firmly within the dynamic military cultural context of the subcontinent's history. In so doing, it stives to redress perceived imbalances in the contemporary emphasis of current debates about the nature and impact of globalizing supra-national forces. It also seeks to review possible implications of long-term trends and patterns for the future security of the region.

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