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Globalization -- Economic aspects

View Resource An Agenda for Harnessing Globalization

Getting a handle on what the phrase “globalization” means can be a bit like trying to lasso a fast-moving cloud. Does globalization mean the cross-pollination of different musical styles? Is it the vast geographical expansion of major multinational corporations into remote locales? Well, of course, it’s both of these things and quite a bit more. In a paper that appeared in the Autumn 2006 edition...
View Resource Vox

Online portals that take on policy issues in different parts of the world are increasing in popularity and the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) recently created just such a portal. Working in tandem with a number of existing sites, the Vox site is designed to feature "research-based policy analysis and commentary from Europe's leading economists." As such, the site consists of original...
View Resource World Bank: Global Challenges

The World Bank works to combat poverty and to increase development opportunities around the world, but they also have selected six strategic themes that focus in on global development. First-time visitors to the site can listen to World Bank President Robert B. Zoellick talk about these themes, and they may also wish to follow along with the accompanying slideshow. Themes include global public...