In pairs work on answers to help build up a profile of ‘Globalisation’
Does economic growth lead to an increase in economic welfare
Is economic growth unsustainable from an environmental standpoint
Does protectionism rather than free trade promote economic growth
Do multinational companies have more power over economies than most nation states and act purely to gain profit from their shareholders?
To what extent are developing countries lifting themselves out of poverty? Is there any evidence to suggest that developing countries are catching up with developed countries?
Is the rich developed world exploiting the poor developing world?
Are organisations, like the World Trade Organisation or the IMF, which support or promote trade liberalisation, controlled by the rich countries of the world and do they act against the interests of poorer countries?