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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

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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

 

 
 
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Powerful Organisations


Powerful organisations and global groups

Powerful Organisations


Powerful organisations and global groups

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G7/8, G20 and Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) groups

Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’ (OPEC) influence over energy policies

Global lending institutions, including the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and New Development Bank (NDB)