Seeing the Elephant: Understanding Globalization from Trunk to Tail

Seeing the Elephant: Understanding Globalization from Trunk to Tail

by Peter Marber

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ISBN-13: 9780470451472
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/23/2009
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 448
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Peter Marber (New York, NY) is global head of GEM fixed income and currencies at HSBC Halbis Partners. He was formerly Founding parter and Chief Strategist for the Atlantic Funds LLC, which was acquired by HSBC in 2005. Marber began his career at UBS where he was co-founder and President of the emrgency markets subsidiary. He has been a faculty member at Columbia University since 1993 and has taught at both the Business school and the School of International and Public Affairs. He has also taught at Johns Hopkins University. He is affiliated with theWorld Policy Institute and the New America Foundation.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix

Introduction xiii

Chapter 1: Seeing the Elephant in the Twenty-First Century 1

Chapter 2: Trade and Finance: Money, Money Everywhere 43

Chapter 3: Energy: Twilight of the Hydrocarbons? 95

Chapter 4: Defense and Security: Preventing the Next War, Not Fighting the Last 137

Chapter 5: Immigration: People, People Anywhere 181

Chapter 6: Promoting Tomorrow’s Health Instead of Paying for Yesterday's Ills 215

Chapter 7: Environment: The Hidden Cost of Everything 249

Chapter 8: Poverty: Remembering the Bottom of the Pyramid 291

Chapter 9: Driving with a New Dashboard in the Macro Quantum World 323

Notes 349

Index 401

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