Revolution 5: Economics

Global Integration, New Players, Debt, Poverty, and Inequality

How is our economic landscape changing?

Despite the international debate surrounding economic liberalization—one that is given fodder by the current global recession—it is likely that by 2030 the world will be more economically interdependent than it is today. The BIC countries—Brazil, India, and China—and other rapidly emerging economies will increasingly become the world’s major economic players with respect to both production and consumption.