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Globalization [electronic resource].

By: Material type: Computer fileComputer filePublisher number: Series: Greenwood Guides to Business and EconomicsPublication details: Santa Barbara : Greenwood Publishing Group, 2007.ISBN:
  • 9780313342141
Subject(s): Genre/Form: Additional physical formats: Print version:: GlobalizationDDC classification:
  • 337.1
LOC classification:
  • HF1379
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Contents:
Globalization; Contents; Series Foreword; Acknowledgments; 1. Globalization: Yesterday and Today; 2. Globalization and Material Prosperity: What's at Stake?; 3. Why People Trade: The Economic Case for Free Trade; 4. Trade, Jobs, and Wages; 5. Alleged Exceptions to the Case for Free Trade; 6. The Balance of Trade and Trade Deficits; 7. The Institutions of Globalization; 8. Conclusion; Glossary; Selected Bibliography; Index;
Summary: The contemporary era of globalization demonstrates that the local and global aspects of business and government are increasingly intertwined. This volume defines and makes sense of the workings of the global economyÑand how it influences businesses and individuals. Each chapter identifies common questions and issues that have gained exposure in the popular mediaÑsuch as outsourcing, the high cost of international travel, and the impact of a fast-growing ChinaÑto illustrate underlying drivers and mechanisms at work. Covering international trade, national wealth disparities (the haves vs. the ha
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Globalization; Contents; Series Foreword; Acknowledgments; 1. Globalization: Yesterday and Today; 2. Globalization and Material Prosperity: What's at Stake?; 3. Why People Trade: The Economic Case for Free Trade; 4. Trade, Jobs, and Wages; 5. Alleged Exceptions to the Case for Free Trade; 6. The Balance of Trade and Trade Deficits; 7. The Institutions of Globalization; 8. Conclusion; Glossary; Selected Bibliography; Index;

The contemporary era of globalization demonstrates that the local and global aspects of business and government are increasingly intertwined. This volume defines and makes sense of the workings of the global economyÑand how it influences businesses and individuals. Each chapter identifies common questions and issues that have gained exposure in the popular mediaÑsuch as outsourcing, the high cost of international travel, and the impact of a fast-growing ChinaÑto illustrate underlying drivers and mechanisms at work. Covering international trade, national wealth disparities (the haves vs. the ha