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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
November 15, 2017 Maple Brexit? EU eyes Canada model for UK tradeSource: Reuters
BRUSSELS - The European Union is sizing up Britain for a post-Brexit free trade deal along the lines of one it agreed last year with Canada, people familiar with talks among national envoys on Tuesday told Reuters
November 14, 2017 Brexit: MPs set to do battle over EU (Withdrawal) BillSource: BBC
MPs are set for hours of wrangling between now and Christmas as they debate the small print of the government's Brexit legislation.
November 13, 2017 Dubai Air Show Opens With Emirates and Boeing Reaching $15.1B DealSource: Fortune
Long-haul carrier Emirates purchased 40 American-made Boeing 787-10 Dreamliners on Sunday at the start of the biennial Dubai Air Show, a $15.1 billion deal certain to please U.S. President Donald Trump who has touted the plane’s...
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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