From iPhones to Twitter, the world has become interconnected as never before. Consumer goods and services, culture, and ideas move about the globe at lightning speed. The interdependence of the world’s economies, cultures and population – known as globalization – has benefited millions but is also fraught with danger. On Thursday, May 27, the Boris Mints Institute at Tel Aviv University presented a special webinar, ‘The Challenges of Globalization – Where Do We Go from Here?’ featuring world-renowned economists and social scientists from Israel, the United States and the United Kingdom, who discussed current economic issues and the sustainability and future of democratic institutions. The group of distinguished speakers included Prof. Manuel Trajtenberg, head of the Institute for National Security Studies, Tel Aviv University; Dr. Nadine Baudot-Trajtenberg, former deputy governor of the Bank of Israel; Prof….

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