Facebook’s WiFi Drone: Proof that Trans-national Corporations are Game Changers

Third and final in a series by Beatrice Halbach (LBJ MPAff Student) covering her internship at OECD. We often talk about the rise of globalization as a game-changer in the field of international development: as information technologies continue to advance, trade flows have greatly expanded while national economies have become highly interdependent.  This phenomenon has generated a multitude of complex and mixed effects. In a number of countries, the proliferation of cheap, accessible technologies through interconnected global markets is spurring rapid economic investment and growth; while, in others, this same force is actively limiting the competitiveness of national economies...

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