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Three rules for the future of our jobs

Every great transformation creates triumphs for those who can seize the opportunities and tragedies for those who can’t. But how should we think about thinking ahead? The first and most …

Course wrap up

Congratulations, you have completed the course! We hope you found the content interesting and the discussions engaging. Thank you for participating! Richard Baldwin.

October 26 : Live discussion with Richard Baldwin

Will a robot steal your job? The increased use of robots threatens millions of jobs with technological advances placing white-collar, office-based workers and professionals at serious risk of losing their …

Introduction to telerobots

This video introduces a technology that may transform globalisation in a profound way – telerobotics. Most of you will have seen videos of robots driven by artificial intelligence – that …

Introduction to telepresence

Are you a fan of science-fiction movie? In this video, you will explore the potential of telepresence and its potential impact on globalisation.

Some contesting views from students

Following our previous step, the next video presents views from students on the negative effects of globalisation. Let’s continue the discussion together!

What is the next phase of globalisation?

Introduction to “tele-migration”. Wages around the world are very different and this opens up the possibility of trade in labour services. That is to say, companies in high-wage countries have …

What caused the rise of antiglobalisation?

This video uses aspects of the economics we covered last week to suggest why recent advances in globalisation have led to a backlash in some advanced economies. After watching the …

Introduction to the week

The week’s big question is: Why is globalisation’s impact so different across nations and within nations? The activities this week are organised around three questions: Why did globalisation change so …

Summary of the week

This week covered many of the basic economic concepts that help us understand the impact of globalisation – both on nations as a whole and the people within nations. We …