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1. China's foreign investment
... have not spent years reducing the ownership of sectors of the economy by our own governments, only to see them bought and controlled by foreign governments instead." The US government now has to consider ...
2. Whither Obama, the global president?
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... economy, jobs and Europe. Obama bounced back in the second and third debates, with more aggressive performances.  And while Obama may have won those debates, Romney did not lose his position as a viable ...
... and Development (OECD), the word globalization was never used, for the simple reason that the global economy was not yet globalized. It was divided into three distinct groups -- advanced, communist ...
4. Globalization, the word
... rod for anyone who was unhappy about something.  Quite clearly, anything can be globalized.  The word most usually applies to the economy when different national economies become integrated (become one) ...
5. Globalization, development and culture
... and comparative advantage of the US economy.  But let's hope that this cultural trait does not change        Reference: Human Development Report 2004 -- Cultural liberty in today's diverse world, United ...
6. Global citizens
... third largest economy, Japan, is also very inward looking.  Looking over to Europe, one can be a bit more positive.  Among the continent’s youth, a European identity is slowly emerging, although the euro ...
7. Singapore in the Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... countries is the GDP per capita. Singapore has a highly developed market-based economy and is known to be one of the four Asian Tigers along with Taiwan, Hong Kong and South Korea. The unemployment rate ...
8. Japan in the Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... success before the start of the Asian Century (21st century); however, to truly join in the Asian Century, Japan faces many challenges. Firstly, after 20 years of a stalled economy, Japan seems to be caught ...
9. America's Asian Century
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... to the economically punch-drunk America rejuvenates that economy, and launches it off on a new Asian-driven America century. What is the Asian Century hypothesis?  For half a century now, Asia has ...
10. China's reform in a bind
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
...  The Chinese government has been responding by fiscal stimulus and monetary easing.  But more fundamental changes are required, especially since the economy may weaken further. China needs to get more ...
11. Burmese Days
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
...  What is the state of the economy? The Burmese economy is in an appalling state due to pervasive government controls, and inefficient economic policy.  Burma's GDP per capita in 2009 was only $399, barely ...
12. Microfinance today
... unemployed individuals start small businesses, which would benefit the struggling Japanese economy as a whole. Microfinance has also been used in the United States where poor communities and individuals ...
13. Economic growth prospects in Asia
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... Pakistan, the Philippines and Vietnam.  Developing Asia could account for close to two-thirds of the world economy in 2030, almost doubling the current 34% share.  But as Japan has shown, reform is easier ...
14. Human capital in Asia
... years.  Much of this exodus is driven by parents' desire to have their children become fluent in English, a highly prized ability in a country well aware of its need to ccompte in a globalized economy. ...
15. Asia's information society
Korea is the world’s most advanced ICT economy, according to the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), surpassing many other economies with higher levels of overall economic development.  Information ...
16. Understanding the Rise of China -- Martin Jacques
(Panorama/Globalization winners)
... are Jacque's main points.  But do yourself a favor and watch the full TED Talks video -- see link below. China is on track to become the world's largest economy, and by 2050 India's economy could also ...
17. Asia's low quality jobs
... Over the same period, industry's share of total employment fell from 27% to 24% in Latin  America, and from 31% to 24% in the OECD region.  An important services sector is the hallmark of an advanced economy, ...
18. Natural disasters in Asia
... a small, weak economy for decades, and weak governance can impede risk reduction.  Looking ahead, as climate change shifts patterns in weather-related disasters, the poor and economically vulnerable will ...
19. Asia's rising inequality
... a broad range of countries?  In particular, for countries with abundant unskilled labor, opening the economy should raise the wages of unskilled labor and depress the wages for skilled workers and returns ...
20. Japan's governance problems
(Panorama/Governing globalization)
... As a country progresses towards advanced status, the priority should move to providing the institutions and policies to manage and regulate a sophisticated market economy.  The complexity of advanced economies ...
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