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Butterfly Defect by Goldin, Ian & Mike Mariathasan
Butterfly Defect: How Globalization Creates Systemic Risks, and What to Do about It
by Goldin, Ian & Mike Mariathasan
 

The Butterfly Defect addresses the widening gap between the new systemic risks generated by globalization and their effective management. It shows how the dynamics of turbo-charged globalization has the potential and power to destabilize our societies. Drawing on the latest insights from a wide variety of disciplines, Ian Goldin and Mike Mariathasan provide practical guidance for how governments, businesses, and individuals can better manage globalization and risk.

Goldin and Mariathasan demonstrate that systemic risk issues are now endemic everywhere--in supply chains, pandemics, infrastructure, ecology and climate change, economics, and politics. Unless we address these concerns, they will lead to greater protectionism, xenophobia, nationalism, and, inevitably, deglobalization, rising inequality, conflict, and slower growth.

The Butterfly Defect shows that mitigating uncertainty and risk in an interconnected world is an essential task for our future.

 
Published 20151020 by Princeton, Paperback, 320 Pages, ISBN: 9780691168425, ISBN-10: 0691168423, List Price $22.95.

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