SUMMARY

Trade Policy 101

Take a look at the recent explosion of global trade.

1.8 billion dollars

worth of goods and services are traded between the U.S. and Canada every day.

Source: U.S. Department of State

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Globalization and the Great Recession of 2008

Understand the effects on the global economy.

24 percent

of the world’s economy was made up by the United States in 2015. In 1960, the U.S. made up almost 40 percent.

Source: World Bank

How Globalization Affects You

Explore why globalization is one of the defining realities of modern existence.

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