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Globalization: Will it survive?

Friday, 5 March

10:15 am - 10:45 am (CST) / 05/mar/2021 04:15 pm - 05/mar/2021 04:45 pm
The COVID pandemic illustrated that the world is inextricably interconnected. And the devastation caused by that very interconnectedness has accelerated attacks on globalization. The US-China trade war launched moves to supply chain diversification. Yet still the commercial power of comparative trade advantages sustain pressure to strategize globally. Has the era of globalization shifted to the imperative of de-coupling? Can technology reduce the risks of supply chain management? What happens when transnational forces, from pandemics to economic contagion, do not recognize sovereign borders?
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