why the globalization backlash is stupid

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Why the Globalization Backlash is stupid  J. Micklethwait A. Wooldridge 6 arguments to refute the globalization backlash Globalization = triumph of giant companies? Shift in the advantage for incumbents to challenger Lower barriers involve the global access to technology, capital Globalization = destroying the environment ? Dirty factories lose them consumers o Environmental regulation Short term o Increasing business activities harm the environment Long term o As countries grow richer, they tend to clear up their act Privatization of state owned companies once restructured become less  polluting Globalization makes geography irrelevant Companies must invest in their comparative advantage Importance of physic areas (LA = industrial hub), borders Globalization is weakening companies’ ties to home region but they still  depend on the environment where they were created
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This note was uploaded on 08/26/2010 for the course POLI 244 taught by Professor Saideman during the Fall '07 term at McGill.

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