In this short video, Dr. Rob Shapiro, Chair of NDN’s Globalization Initiative, says that in order to understand what is going on with the American economy, we must first understand the role of globalization, particularly the globalization of the capital pool.
Take a look:
For more of Rob’s far-reaching work on the economy and globalization, check out:
- His critically acclamined new book, Futurecast: How Superpowers, Populations, and Globalization Will Change the Way You Live and Work.
- The New Landscape of Globalization - an analysis of the fundamental dynamics of globalization and how they affect U.S. growth, wages, and job creation.
- The Idea-Based Economy and Globalization – an examination of how and why US companies and workers lead the world in developing new intellectual property and why these leads in innovation constitute a critical U.S. advantage in globalization.
- A recent interview of Rob on the current state of the economy by NDN President Simon Rosenberg. Rob’s narrative covers the economic slowdown, the financial and housing crisis, and the failure of policy makers to make globalization work for all Americans.