Seeking Common Ground on Globalization

  • Murray Weidenbaum


Globalization is one of the great and controversial developments of our time. It is an ongoing process that more closely integrates the many local, regional, and national markets. Globalization is characterized by a rising tendency for national borders to be crossed by people, goods, services, money, information, and ideas. Many specific factors are involved in the fundamental shifts that are occurring in the world economy.


Free Trade World Trade Organization Trade Agreement International Labor Organization Dark Side 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Murray Weidenbaum
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  1. 1.Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professorship Washington UniversitySt. LouisUSA

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