Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg


Globalization: Past, Present and Future (22214)


Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. Karl-Heinz Paqué

Time & Place

Wednesday, 09:00 - 13:00 in G22-A020

Canceled Lectures Winter Term 2018-19:


Additional Lectures Winter Term 2018-19:

04.12.18  19:00 - 21:00  in G22-A013
08.01.19  19:00 - 21:00  in G22-A013
11.01.19  15:00 - 18:00  in G22-A020  UPDATE !!!
12.01.19  09:00 - 13:00  in G22-A203  UPDATE !!!
15.01.19  19:00 - 21:00  in G22-A013  UPDATE !!!


Course Outline

Manuscript Part l  (as of Nov.2018)

Graphs & Figures for Manuscript Part l (1)

Graphs & Figures for Manuscript Part l (2)

"Die Kehrseite der Globalisierung", K.-H. Paqué in:
Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik 2017; 18(3): 286–303

"Die Rückkehr der Ideologien", K.-H. Paqué in: 
Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik 2015; 16(3): 302–321

"Der Historizismus des Jakobiners", K.-H. Paqué in: 
Perspektiven der Wirtschaftspolitik 2014; 15(3): 271–287

"Der Westen muss China die Stirn bieten", K.-H. Paqué in: Handelsblatt (13.01.2019)


I  Globalization in Historical Perspective (up to 1990)

II  Globalization in Recent Times (since 1990): Facts and Trends

III  Information & Communication Technology (ICT): A New Globalization?

IV  Financial Markets: Global Growth, Crises and their Aftermath

V   Global Inequality: National Trends and Global Dynamics

VI  Growth, Prosperity, and Quality of Life: Some Contrasting Views

VII Speculating about the Future


Among many other sources, the lecture draws on unpublished manuscripts of the instructor. These will be available online.

Additional Sources:

Baldwin, R. (2016), The Great Convergence – Information Technology and the New Globalization, Cambridge, MA., Belknap Press.

Brynjolfsson, E. & A. McAfee (2014), The Second Machine Age: Work, Progress, and Prosperity in a Time of Brilliant Technologies, New York, WWNorton & Company.

Gordon, R. J. (2016), The Rise and Fall of American Growth: The US Standard of Living Since the Civil War, Princeton, Princeton University Press.

Milanovic, B. (2016), Global Inequality – A New Approach for the Age of Globalization, Cambridge, MA, Belknap Press.

Piketty, T. (2014), Capital in the Twenty-First Century, Cambridge, MA, Harvard University Press.

Information for the Exam

Written exam (120 min) and/or oral presentation, 10 CP
(detailed information at the beginning of the lecture)

Downloads for the Lecture

Letzte Änderung: 16.01.2019 - Ansprechpartner: Prof. Dr. Karl-Heinz Paqué
Kristina Kühn

Raum: G22C-107
Tel: 0391-67-58805
Fax: 0391-67-41177