The End of Globalization

Professor Barry Eichengreen ponders the global macro landscape on the back of G20 meetings.

by Beat Siegenthaler

Does the G20 still have value? Is the age of globalization over? Will Europe fill the vacuum created if the US withdraws from global politics? The recent G20 summit in Hamburg was a fractious event, with leaders sniping at each other while riots swept through the city's streets, raising more questions about the direction of global policy than it was able to answer. In a wide-ranging interview on the fringes of last month's meetings, Professor Barry Eichengreen of the University of California took on some of these global macro issues.

Original air date: 09 Aug 2018

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