Unit Five Introduction
To what extent does globalization lead to sustainable prosperity for all people?
In this unit, you will consider the following questions:
- Why has globalization expanded so rapidly in recent times?
- Does globalization lead to more wealth for all?
- Is there a connection between globalization and freedom?
About 10% of the world's people live on under $2 per day. Is poverty increasing or disappearing in our globalizing world?
And what about equality? You will learn how globalization is affecting people around the world and if, in fact, everyone is becoming richer or if inequality is growing.