Who Will Participate in the Global Economy

During the last 30 years, a new era of globalization brought great benefits to the US economy but also hollowed out many areas of middle-class work. Our global economy depends on increasingly complex flows of goods, services, and information. Data itself is one of the most critically important and fastest-growing components of cross-border Internet traffic. With the social and economic future of America intricately linked to global prosperity, we must find ways to capitalize on increasing opportunities for America to benefit by more broadly engaging with the world. This panel will explore new forms of global engagement, including the export of information-intensive and knowledge-based services to increase economic growth and spur job creation; ways to facilitate trade and cross-border relationships; and how networks can increase opportunities for collaboration by linking markets, talent, labor, and information. Presented by: Markle Economic Future Initiative

Festival: 2014

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