Saving Globalization from its Cheerleaders

Authors: N. Birdsall, H.J. Chang, W.B.J. van de Donk and H. Wijffels

The theme of the annual WRR Lecture, which was held on 8 December, was Saving globalisation from its cheerleaders. The topics addressed by guest speakers Nancy Birdsall and Ha-Joon Chang were the winners and losers of globalisation; the future of international (development) cooperation; the limits and capabilities of global governance; and the role of nation states. Herman Wijffels delivered a response to the lectures and engaged in a debate with the speakers.