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Alibaba's International Sales Up 1000% During "Year of Globalisation"

Chinese e-retail giant Alibaba has released figures claiming its overseas shopping division, Tmall International, saw a ten-fold sales increase …

World's diet worsening with globalisation, major study finds | Reuters

ROME (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The world’s diet has deteriorated substantially in the last two decades, a leading nutrition expert said on Monday, citing one of the largest studies available on international eating habits.<p>Poor countries in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia are seeing the fastest …

What does globalisation look like now?

Global value chains are lighter and smarter than ever<p>By GE Look ahead Posted June 8, 2014<p>Ask someone to describe what globalisation looks like:a …

Innovation

Has globalisation increased the risk of food price shocks?

The chances of shock food price rises in import-dependent states are rising as the world’s population grows and nations become more reliant on global …

How does globalisation affect the gender wage gap?

<b>The gender gap’s persistence and globalisation</b><p>The power of observable characteristics in explaining the gender wage gap has decreased over time. More …

Borders are closing and banks are in retreat. Is globalisation dead?

In the days before the Great Recession, the liberalisation of world trade seemed a certainty: now fears over ‘hot money’ and migration have changed the mood<p>Globalisation is under attack. It was meant to be the unstoppable economic force bringing prosperity to rich and poor alike, but that was …

Economics

US Inequality Not Caused By Soaring CEO Pay; Globalisation Instead

There’s two parts to this: we can now show that rising US inequality in wages and incomes is not being caused by the way in which Chief Executive pay has soared over the recent decades. Rather, it’s the way in which pay has diverged between companies, not within them. This is something that has …

The Guardian view on media globalisation: good news for the Financial Times | Editorial

It may not prove easy to marry British and Japanese journalistic cultures. But in a global media world this deal makes sense<p>The Financial Times is one of the best newspapers in the world, not just in Britain. It is quick without being rash, accurate without leaden pedantry, thoughtful without being …