The Great Convergence: Information Technology And The New Globalization by Richard BaldwinThe Great Convergence: Information Technology And The New Globalization by Richard Baldwin

The Great Convergence: Information Technology And The New Globalization

byRichard Baldwin

Hardcover | November 14, 2016

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Title:The Great Convergence: Information Technology And The New GlobalizationFormat:HardcoverDimensions:344 pagesPublished:November 14, 2016Publisher:HarvardLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:067466048X

ISBN - 13:9780674660489

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Review from Publisher Weekly In this meaty treatise, Baldwin, an economics professor at the Graduate Institute, Geneva, argues that we’re in the process of a major shift in world economics and economic policy needs to be adjusted accordingly. He begins by identifying 1990 as the point when the historical funneling of wealth to rich countries—the “Great Divergence”—began to be reversed, in the “Great Convergence.” ... Most interestingly, he writes that we are close to the technology—telerobotics, telepresence, and “virtual immigration”—that would allow citizens of developing nations to offer their labor remotely. Baldwin has put together an intriguing and compelling case...
Date published: 2016-11-01