Why and how have things changed and moved so fast? Why and how has the global economy become more open and integrated? This module discusses the increasing connections and mobilities of goods (like grains, oil, cars, appliances, parts & components), services (like banking, education, tourism), money and finance, labour, technology, ideas and information. It discusses their trends and patterns and critically examines the role of various factors such as international and regional institutions, media and ICT, infrastructure and distribution networks, state intervention, and private sector involvement. It also assesses the social, economic, political and environmental impacts of increasing interconnectedness and mobilities.
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