Podcast

Alleviating global poverty

In this Fiduciary Investors Series podcast Amanda White talks to Esther Duflo, the Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics at MIT and current Nobel Prize winner in Economics about the impact of the coronavirus pandemi
articleDe-globalisation

FIS 2020: Deglobalisation and politics

In the first of four articles looking ahead to FIS 2020, we highlight how the event will focus on de-globalisation and geopolitical stress, particularly the deteriorating relationship between China and the US. Elsewhere, FIS delegates will hear how asset owners are positioning their portfolios in today's challenging environment.
PaperDe-globalisation

Impact of COVID-19 on globalisation

This paper argues that the COVID-19 pandemic is an inevitable result of globalisation and that the pandemic, in turn, has seriously threatened the world’s globalisation, but adverse effects on globalisation will be temporary.
ArticleDe-globalisation

Less globalisation, more multilateralism

While some degree of deglobalisation may be desirable today, this process also carries grave risks, from skyrocketing production costs to geopolitical conflict. The only way to mitigate those risks is through enhanced multilateral cooperation.
ArticleDe-globalisation

Deglobalisation will hurt growth

Even if the United States turns a blind eye to deglobalization’s effects on the rest of the world, it should remember that the current abundant demand for dollar assets depends heavily on the vast trade and financial system that some American politicians aim to shrink. If deglobalization goes too far, no country will be spared.