Global Future | Part III

Predicting the future is an exercise fraught with error. A model with a set of assumptions is typically applied to a future scenario. These scenarios include the interaction of a hard to define combination of deterministic and random forces. Despite this, a variety of planners make many types of decisions based on future expectations, and these expectations are derived from hypothesis that can...
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Global Present | Part II

In the year 2010, the global economy, while subject to business fluctuations and issues related to continued globalization and integration, has a growth momentum which is accelerating global scale per capital income convergence, and a rapid ascent in gross world product. An example of the possibilities of rapidly diffusing technology is the enormous growth in the use of cell phones, which now...
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