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“Globalization” remains controversial. It has produced increasing economic interdependence through the growing volume and variety of cross-border flows of finance, investment, goods and services, and the rapid and widespread diffusion of technology.

The scale, benefits and vilification of globalization can all be exaggerated. Since the 1970s, the movement of people is still restricted and strictly regulated; in the aftermath of 9/11, even more so.

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