Pankaj Ghemawat: Actually, the World Isn't Flat

Wed, 10/24/2012 - 3:51pm

It may seem that we're living in a borderless world where ideas, goods, and people flow freely from nation to nation. We're not even close, says Pankaj Ghemawat. With great data (and an eye-opening survey), he argues that there's a delta between perception and reality in a world that's maybe not so hyperconnected after all. Our world is not flat, says economist Pankaj Ghemawat—it's at best semi-globalized, with limited interactions between countries and economies.

If you're having trouble watching this video, try downloading the latest version of Flash Player or contacting your IT department.

Have any comments or questions about our video editions of IMPO? Or do you have a video you'd like to see featured in one of our deployments? Email me at




Share This Story

You may login with either your assigned username or your e-mail address.
The password field is case sensitive.