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GLOBALIZATION – World Trade
In his excellent recent works on the themes [of the] nature of globalization and expanding world trade – “The World is Flat,” and the earlier “The Lexus and the Olive Tree” – The New York Times Foreign Affairs columnist and book author Thomas Friedman brilliantly describes and elegantly frames the boundaries and frontiers of the new era that corporations and capital market players have entered, beginning in 1989.
News & Updates
June 22, 2018 EU tariffs on US goods come into forceSource: BBC
The European Union (EU) has introduced retaliatory tariffs on US goods as a top official launched a fresh attack on President Donald Trump's trade policy.
June 22, 2018 American whiskey makers face dreaded reality: TariffsSource: CBS News
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Much of the rye whiskey aging in hundreds of barrels at Catoctin Creek Distillery in Virginia could end up being consumed in Europe, a market the 9-year-old distilling company has cultivated at considerable cost
For years, China has been the world’s plastic waste dump. Single use water bottles, yogurt cups, hummus containers, and countless other sundries we take for granted were shipped from developed countries to China for recycling.
Research & Insights
October 26, 2017 The 12 best universities in the worldSource: CNBC
U.S. News used data from Clarivate Analytics InCites and ranked universities based on factors such as global research reputation, publications and conferences. In order to be considered, universities had to have published at...
June 20, 2017 Rural divideSource: Washington Post
merica’s cultural divide runs deep. While rural and urban Americans share some economic challenges, they frequently diverge on questions of culture and values. On few issues are they more at odds than immigration.
Source: US News
Globalization's rise in recent decades has widened income inequality in the U.S. while padding executives' pockets, according to a study put out by the National Bureau of Economic Research that directly links globalized commerce...
Commentary & Opinion
November 23, 2016 Why Trump is right, and wrong, about killing off the TPP
THE CONVERSATION - The creation of the World Trade Organization in 1995 marked the first major shift in international trade deals away from those that prioritize freer market access and towards those that entrench monopolies...
November 17, 2016 What Does President-Elect Trump Mean For The US And The World? - audioSource: Forbes
In this episode of “The Bulletin with UBS” on Monocle 24 experts and analysts consider Donald Trump’s extraordinary victory in the US presidential election, and mull the implications for the months and years ahead.
July 5, 2016 Has Globalization Been a Mistake'
Wall Street Daily - At the turn of the millennium, the tide of globalization appeared inexorable and irreversible the World Trade Organization guaranteed free trade, international mergers were creating truly global companies and...
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