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* * Date: August 29, 2012 Source: NY Times Link: http://nyti.ms/NEA8kD Headline/Title:* *(Opinion)* *Behind the New View of Globalization
*Summary: **After a recent Economix posthttp://economix.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/08/21/globalization-and-the-income-slowdown/(as part of the election-year project called The Agenda http://theagenda.nytimes.com/) explaining that many economists see globalization as a major cause of the income slowdown in this country, Edward Aldenhttp://www.cfr.org/experts/economics-immigration-trade-competitiveness/edward-alden/b2472/bioof the Council on Foreign Relations noted on Twitter https://twitter.com/DLeonhardt/status/237983528636256256 that this view was a new one. For years, economists argued that increased global trade did not have a large effect on wages or employment in the United States. The editors invited Mr. Alden — the director of the Renewing Americahttp://blogs.cfr.org/renewing-america/initiative at the council, who previously helped run a council task force on trade and investment policy – to send along a more detailed version of his point.**
* **Author:* Edward Alden
*For the Full Article/Report, See:* http://nyti.ms/NEA8kD**
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