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Globalisation Indices


Globalisation indices showing how countries participate in global interactions

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Globalisation Indices


Globalisation indices showing how countries participate in global interactions

Key question: How does global power and influence vary spatially?
 
“Globalisation is the growing interdependence of countries worldwide through the increasing volume and variety of cross-border transactions in goods and services and of international capital flows, and through the more rapid and widespread diffusion of technology.”
— International Monetary Fund (IMF)
 
 
 

MEASURING GLOBALIsATION

  • flows of people
  • flows of information
  • flows of ideas
  • flows of capital
  • flows of goods

How could you measure and provide data for the following aspects of globalisation? 

If you had to give a higher weighting to these figures, which would you say are more important as measurements of globalisation?

 
 

KOF INDEX OF GLOBALIsATION

 
 
 

calculating the kof index

  1. Download and read the document
  2. Highlight information relating to how the KOF index is calculated

 

 
 

SPATIAL PATTERNS

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SWITZERLAND AND THE KOF INDEX

Add a bullet point summary to your notes using these three titles:

  1. Economic Globalization
  2. Social Globalization
  3. Political Globalization
 
 
 
 

EXAM QUESTION

Use the essay planner to plan a response to the following question:

Describe how one prominent index measures global interaction. (10 marks)

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Global Superpowers


Global superpowers and their economic, geopolitical and cultural influence

Global Superpowers


Global superpowers and their economic, geopolitical and cultural influence

 

 

Hegemony is the political, economic, or military predominance or control of one state over others.
— Oxford English Dictionary
 

The United States Superpower

 
 

China Superpower

China: The New Superpower

  1. Read the article. Highlight using three colours: economic, geopolitical & cultural
  2. Watch the documentary. Make notes focusing on these 3 areas.
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Powerful Organisations


Powerful organisations and global groups

Powerful Organisations


Powerful organisations and global groups

POWERFUL ORGANISATIONS PRESENTATIONS

  1. Read 524-529
  2. Create a 5 minute presentation on one of the powerful organisations/groups
    • G7/G8
    • G20
    • OECD
    • OPEC
    • World Bank
    • International Monetary Fund (IMF)
    • New Development Bank
  3. Include:
    • A short description/history
    • Its mission/aims/goals
    • How it influences global interaction
    • Strengths / Weaknesses / Criticisms
    • Quality images to support your text
 

G7/G8

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G20

 
 
 
 

EXAM QUESTION

Using examples, explain how powerful organisations influence global interactions. (12 marks)

Consider how powerful organisations infuence the following, at a range of scales (local/regional/global):

  • economy
  • politics
  • culture