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Greenwald, Bruce C.N., 1946-
Glob·ali·zaʹ·tion n. the irrational fear that someone in China will take your job.
Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2009
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Bruce C N Greenwald; Judd Kahn
|ISBN:||047016963X 9780470169636 9780470632437 0470632437|
|Description:||xxi, 186 p. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||1. It may be news, but it isn't new: a brief history of globalization : Tradable goods ; From goods to services ; Which services remain rooted? ; Why so newsworthy? --
2. Countries control their fates: how little globalization explains : Who calls the shots? ; An inadvertent experiment ; The uneven course of manufacturing ; The recipe for productivity growth ; Importance of incremental improvements ; Tell me again: why is China rising? ; Episodic improvements and retreats ; Widely shared diversions ; What about free trade? ; Keep it local --
3. Employment trends for globalization 3.0: are all the good jobs going away? : Recent history as a guide ; Recent patterns of employment and unemployment in the United States ; The changing nature of work ; The meaning is in the details ; The giant sucking sound is coming from ... ; But will the future be different ; What about wages? --
4. Can we make any money?: what globalization does to profits : Companies under globalization 3.0 ; Why some companies are profitable ; Profits in competitive markets: low before globalization, and low after ; Profits in protected markets: do they survive? ; How to keep competitors out ; The special role of economies of scale advantages ; Competitive advantages in a global world ; The future of profitability --
5. International finance in a global world: home field advantage : Flow of funds ; Foreign direct investment: not where the action is ; Financial markets and portfolio investment: not here, either ; Institutions as investors: these do matter ; Safer at home: financial markets and the limits of globalization ; Global capital markets and economic development: more headlines than production lines --
6. A genuine global economic problem: replacing the consumer of last resort : The link between reserve currencies and global financial stability ; Chronic surplus countries and monetary mercantilism ; The global financial system and global economic stability ; The situation of the United States ; A modest proposal for a new reserve currency --
Conclusion: Beyond economics : Globalization and everything else ; One last question.
|Other Titles:||Globalization : the irrational fear that someone in China is going to steal your job|
|Responsibility:||Bruce C. Greenwald and Judd Kahn.|
- Globalization -- Economic aspects.
- International trade.
- Labor market.
- International economic relations.