Economist, historian and journalist, Washington, DC
Marc Levinson is an economist, historian and journalist whose work has appeared in The Harvard Business Review, The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg.com, among others. His books include An Extraordinary Time: The End of the Postwar Boom and the Return of the Ordinary Economy (2016), The Box: How the Shipping Container Made the World Smaller and the World Economy Bigger (2016) and Outside the Box: How Globalization Changed from Moving Stuff to Spreading Ideas (2020). He lives in Washington, DC.
A fourth globalisation
A new form of trade is reshaping our world, and it’s driven by the movement of bits and bytes, not goods, around the globe
End of a golden age
Unprecedented growth marked the era from 1948 to 1973. Economists might study it forever, but it can never be repeated. Why?