Making Globalization Socially Sustainable


October 4, 2011, 3:00 AM EDT
Peterson Institute for International Economics, Washington, DC
Jose Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs (International Labor Office) and Marion Jansen (International Labor Office)

Event Summary

In collaboration with the International Labor Office (ILO), the Peterson Institute held a conference on October 4, 2011, to present key findings from the new book Making Globalization Socially Sustainable. The edited volume, which will be jointly published by the ILO and the World Trade Organization, includes nine chapters by leading experts who assess how trade and labor market policies can be accommodated to make globalization socially sustainable.

The program began with an overview presentation by José Manuel Salazar-Xirinachs, Executive Director of the Employment Sector of the ILO and former Minister of Trade of Costa Rica, and Marion Jansen of the ILO Secretariat in Geneva, followed by author discussions of several chapters.

Event Materials

Presentation: Making Globalization Socially Sustainable
Marc Bacchetta and Marion Jansen
October 4, 2011

Presentation: Globalization and Economic Volatility
John Haltiwanger
October 4, 2011

Presentation: Structural Change, Labor, Productivity, and Globalization
Margaret McMillan
October 4, 2011

Presentation: Actual and Perceived Effects of Offshoring on Economic Security
William Milberg and Deborah Winkler
October 4, 2011