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Multinationals and globalization

Geoffrey Jones

in Multinationals and Global Capitalism

Published in print December 2004 | ISBN: 9780199272099
Published online April 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780191602184 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0199272093.003.0002
 Multinationals and globalization

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The history of global economy is characterised by major ebbs and flows. By 1914, an integrated global economy was in place. This was later destroyed by World War I. The global economy was rebuilt between the 1950s and 1970s. From the 1980s, the integration of global capital and commodity markets intensified.

Keywords: globalisation; global economy; multinationals

Chapter.  12929 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Economic History

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