eTextbook: The Butterfly Defect

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    Author(s): Goldin, Ian; Mariathasan, Mike

    ISBN 10: 0691154708. See all ISBN's

    ISBN 13: 9780691154701

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    Publisher: Princeton University Press

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    The Butterfly Defect addresses the widening gap between the new systemic risks generated by globalization and their effective management. It shows how the dynamics of turbo-charged globalization has the potential and power to destabilize our societies. Drawing on the latest insights from a wide variety of disciplines, Ian Goldin and Mike Mariathasan provide practical guidance for how governments, businesses, and individuals can better manage globalization and risk.

    Goldin and Mariathasan demonstrate that systemic risk issues are now endemic everywhere—in supply chains, pandemics, infrastructure, ecology and climate change, economics, and politics. Unless we address these concerns, they will lead to greater protectionism, xenophobia, nationalism, and, inevitably, deglobalization, rising inequality, conflict, and slower growth.

    The Butterfly Defect shows that mitigating uncertainty and risk in an interconnected world is an essential task for our future.

    All ISBN's for this title:

    ISBN 10: 0691154708, ISBN 13: 9780691154701, eISBN 10: 1400850207, eISBN 13: 9781400850204

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