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Has Geography Become Insignificant in Today’s World?
5 min read, It's the Economy, Perspective

Has Geography Become Insignificant in Today’s World?

“The World is Flat” claimed Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas Friedman, in 2006. Citing the role of communication and transport space-shrinking technologies, Friedman argued that geography mattered less than ever before in the global economy. Similarly, a few weeks ago, International Trade Secretary, Dr Liam Fox, declared that we live in a “post-geography trading world”. So...
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