This new edition of OECD Economic Globalisation Indicators presents a broad range of indicators showing the magnitude and intensity of globalisation.
This process is becoming increasingly important for policymakers and other analysts, hence the need for a volume that brings together the existing measures, based on national data sources and comparable across countries.
Together, the indicators shed new light on financial, technological and trade interdependencies within OECD and non-OECD countries.
Measures of globalisation include indicators on capital movements and foreign direct investments, international trade, the economic activity of multinational firms and the internationalisation of technology.
In addition, the 2010 edition also includes indicators linked to the current financial crisis, portfolio investments, environmental aspects and the emergence of global value chains.
Access to the underlying Excel spreadsheets used to create the tables and graphs is available from both the printed and pdf editions via the StatLinks provided with each graph.
This is the second edition of OECD Economic Globalisation Indicators. The first edition was published in 2005.
Further reading: OECD Handbook on Economic Globalisation Indicators
Table of contents
Executive Summary (download)
Part I. Globalisation and the Crisis
A. Globalisation and the Financial Crisis
Part II. Globalisation of Trade and Investment
B. Trends in International Trade and Investment
C. International Trade of Goods and Services
D. Foreign Direct Investment
E. Portfolio Investment
Part III. Globalisation of Technology and Knowledge
F. Internationalisation of Science and Technology
G. Internationalisation of Highly Skilled Human Capital
H. Internationalisation of Environmental Technology
Part IV. Multinational Enterprises and Globalisation
I. The Importance of Multinational Enterprises
J. The Characteristics of Multinational Enterprises
K. Multinational Enterprises and R&D
Part V. Global Value Chains as a New Form of Globalisation
L. Global Value Chains
Annex. Main OECD Databases Used
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OECD Handbook on Economic Globalisation Indicators