Globalisation improves quality of life

New research shows globalisation is improving quality of life and equality for more people compared with three decades ago.

The University of Cantabria study used the UN Human Development Index, which covers almost 90% of the global population, as an indicator of quality of life.

While globalisation has brought higher levels of development to more countries than 30 years ago, the world is now split into two clusters of the least developed countries and the highly developed countries.

The greatest decrease in disparity is in education with a reduction of up to 64%, largely due to efforts to improve education in developing countries.

Read more at University of Cantabria