Globalization poses four major challenges that will have to be addressed by governments, civil society, and other policy actors.
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Globalization can be described as ‘…a widening, deepening and speeding up of worldwide interconnectedness in all aspects of contemporary social life, from the cultural to the criminal, the financial to the spiritual’ (Held and McGrew 1999: 2).
This website portrays some aspects of economic globalization, meaning the greater global connectedness of livelihoods, and of the production of goods and services.
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This World Bank report states that "Globalization” refers to the growing interdependence ofcountries resulting from theincreasing integration of trade, finance, people, and ideas in one global marketplace.International trade and cross-border investment flows are themain elements of this integration.
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The KOF Index of Globalization measures the three main dimensions of globalization:
In addition to three indices measuring these dimensions, we calculate an overall index of globalization and sub-indices referring to
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