Globalization

Globalization: Myth and Reality
Harvard Business Review
Pankaj Ghemawat, professor at NYU Stern and IESE business schools, debunks common misconceptions about the current state and extent of globalization. (Hint: the world is not nearly as globalized as people think.)
February 24, 2017

Trump, Globalization, and Trade's Uncertain Future 
Harvard Business Review
Donald Trump’s election to the presidency of the United States makes Brexit look like a hiccup. As Nigel Farage, the leader of the UK Independence Party, put it, the election of Trump is “Brexit times three.” This new reality will require businesses to rethink globalization, starting with the aspects Trump is most critical of.
November 11, 2016

The EU Needs to Make Sure Continental Countries Don't Exit 
Harvard Business Review
The votes are in and the immediate reactions to Brexit have not been positive. Global stock markets promptly floundered. The British pound tanked. And HBO had to reassure viewers that production of Game of Thrones, some of which is shot in Northern Ireland, would not be interrupted.
June 28, 2016

People Are Angry About Globalization. Here's What to Do About It. 
Harvard Business Review
The U.S. is in the midst of a presidential campaign in which both candidates have adopted antitrade stances and one has taken a frankly xenophobic, isolationist stance. The UK has voted to leave the European Union. Much of continental Europe is convulsed with similar combinations of disaffection, protectionism, and, in some cases, nationalism and even racism that have morphed into a more-or-less generalized anger against globalization.
November 4, 2016

Beyond Brexit: An Initial Analysis and Questions for the AIB Community 
AIB Insights
The United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union the week before the 2016 AIB Annual Meeting. It occurred to me that it would be a shame if the meetings afforded no opportunity to discuss one of the most shocking international policy developments of the last few years—or decades. 
Vol. 16, No. 3, 2016

DHL Global Connectedness Index 2014: Visualizing Global Connectedness