Globalization Hype Has Obscured a Few Basic Truths-that political stability and economic growth are usually determined on the local level, and that they're most affected by local institutions, local leadership, and other such factors. Risk Rules shows that globalization (and events like the recent overthrow of long-time leaders in Egypt and Tunis; the global recession triggered by the U.S. credit crisis in 2008; and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan) makes understanding the political economies of different countries more important than ever. This book analyzes the fifteen main principles of how countries work, providing a powerful, intuitive framework for understanding international developments. Doing globalization right means understanding local economic, cultural, and political realties. This truth holds for companies, policymakers, small investors, voters, and everyone whose lives and finances are affected by distant world events. Book jacket.This essential instruction for adoing globalization righta is as true today as it was when the first edition of this book, originally titled The Kimchi Matters, was published in ... The U.S. governmenta#39;s objectivesaas well as the Iraqi people themselvesahave suffered for it. ... The recovery is proving highly differentiated as well.
|Author||:||Marvin Zonis, Dan Lefkovitz, Sam Wilkin, Joseph Yackley|
|Publisher||:||Agate Publishing - 2011-05-03|