Globalization: A Brief Overview (http://www.imf.org/external/np/exr/ib/2008/pdf/053008.pdf)
What is to be done (http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/fandd/2009/03/kodres.htm)
The Economic Geography of Regional Integration (http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/fandd/2008/12/deichmann.htm)
1) Write a short paragraph describing what you understand by globalization.
2) Write a short paragraph elaborating the forces that shape economic globalization.
3) Write a short paragraph explaining how economic integration across the world may be affected by diversities in financial regulations across countries.
4) “A perennial challenge facing all of the world’s countries, regardless of their level of economic development, is achieving financial stability, economic growth, and higher living standards.” Explain how globalization solves or exacerbates those challenges
5) Write a short paragraph elaborating your views concerning the relationship between financial crisis and globalization.
6) Write a short paragraph elaborating your views regarding the steps that need to be taken to protect sudden fluctuations in the global economy while sustaining the positive forces of globalization.