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Measuring global interactions

  1. 1. HL EXTENSION THEME #1: MEASURING GLOBAL INTERACTIONS Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) (1980-1998)World trade of goods since 1950
  2. 2. World population since 1700 Tariffs and trade since 1947 Main regional economic organizationsBack of an iPhone
  3. 3. WORLD TRADE (2006) World Trade in 2006 (amounts in $B) Intra-regional trade Out-of-region trade Commercial exchanges($B)
  4. 4. Suez Canal (Egypt) Rotterdam Seaport (Netherlands)Airbus A380Supertanker
  5. 5. GLOBALIZATION INDICES A.T. KEARNEY GLOBALIZATION INDEX KOF GLOBALIZATION INDEX www.atkearney.com www.globalization.kof.ethz.ch 72 countries ranked in 2007 181 countries ranked in 2010 (max = 100)• ECONOMIC INTEGRATION (US #71, Singapore #2) • Foreign Trade • Foreign Direct Investments (FDI)• PERSONAL CONTACT (US #40, Singapore #3) • International phone calls • International travels • International Remittances• TECHNOLOGICAL CONNECTIVITY (US #1, Singapore #15) • Internet users • Internet hosts • Secure servers• POLITICAL ENGAGEMENT (ex: US #51, Singapore #40) • Foreign aid • Participation in international treaties • Membership in international organizations • Participation to UN peacekeeping missions
  6. 6. The AT Kearney Globalization Index Top 20 (2007: 72 surveyed)Source: www.atkearney.com
  7. 7. AT Kearney Global City Index (2007)
  8. 8. KOF World Index since 1970
  9. 9. World population: Triad = 20% and decreasing World GDP: Triad = 80% and increasing
  10. 10. CORE Economic and political decision-making CORE Financial, technological, military superiority CORE CORE SEMI-PERIPHERY Assembly of manufactured goods Emerging markets Growing participation PERIPHERY Source of raw material,Dependent on foreign investment and technology No participation in the decision-making process
  11. 11. CORE – PERIPHERY MODEL (Wallerstein)
  12. 12. Where’s the remotest place on Earth?Time travel to major cities and major shipping lanes www..newscientist.com/gallery/small-world
  13. 13. CORE AND PERIPHERIES
  14. 14. World Economic Forum in Switzerland (2010) Toy factory in China
  15. 15. World Social Forum in Brazil (2005)Hugo Chavez (Venezuela) and Subcomandante Marcos (Mexico)

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