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Globalization: It Doesn't Just Happen (Conference Presentation)

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Publisher(s): Center for Economic and Policy Research

Author(s): Dean Baker

Topic: Economics (Economic relations)

Keywords: Productivity; Health care; Job outsourcing

Type: Speech

Coverage: United States


Dean Baker spoke at a conference in Amsterdam called "In Search of Progressive America." The conference was organized by the Wiardi Beckman Foundation, which is the Dutch Labor Party think-tank. At the conference, Dean discussed current globalization policy and the prospects of significant changes in a future Democratic administration. Other speakers at the conference included Wouter Bos, the vice prime minister and leader of the Labor Party and Bert Koenders, the Netherland's minister for international cooperation and development. This is the transcript of Dean's presentation.