Growing fears of a US conflict with Iran show why the kind of unilateral sanctions the Trump administration imposed last year don't work.
Globalization is making it harder to identify and trace outbreaks of foodborne illness. Technology can help, but consumers may also have to rethink their food choices.
The humble zipper has some profound things to tell us about innovation, competitive advantage and international trade.
Despite increasing globalization, foreign language programs in US colleges have become less common. A foreign language expert says America needs to step up its efforts to turn things around.
Donald Trump portrays migrants as a foreign problem 'dumped' on America's doorstep. That view ignores the global forces that bind nations together, including trade, climate change and colonization.
The history of Britain's vote to exit from the European Union, known as Brexit, is not a tale of populist resentment toward globalization. It is a top-down story of leaders and elite ideology.
From small towns, through a complex global production network, wool products have become tricky to 'place'.
Millennials are less inclined than older Americans to intervene abroad, maintain superior military power or believe the US is an exceptional nation. What does that mean for the country's future?
International trade policy requires three traits to be successful and lead to mutual prosperity. Trump's is missing all three, as he showed at the G-7 summit.
Some experts argue globalization has been bad for the environment. But moving away from globalization could have other consequences that could be even more devastating for the environment.
Lotto scamming — a criminal enterprise largely targeting elderly Americans — is lucrative in western Jamaica, where it is thought to be behind 50 percent of all area murders last year.
The word globalization has lost its relevance and meaning with the emergence of the new global economy of the 21st century. Economists need a new word to help clarify our new economy.
How can we sort out the crisis of contemporary democracy?
The Industrial Revolution led to centuries of social and economic upheaval. Are economists telling us not to worry about workplace automation because things will be better in a couple hundred years?
Data show that many people who consider themselves ‘global citizens’ also harbor strong national sentiments. The two aren’t mutually exclusive.
Climate change, rising food demand and globalization are putting pressure on world food production. New research explores the risk of failures in several of the world's breadbasket regions at once.
The side effects of globalisation that have led to our current populist politics will not be successfully addressed by old-style industry policy.
Ever more people are stuck with shift work in a globalised economy that operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Today, the U.S. is leading the robotics revolution. But without timely investment, China will overtake us, and could permanently put Americans out of work.
A new WTO trade deal is expected to provide up to $1 trillion in economic gains by eliminating bureaucracy. But that's not its most important benefit.