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Borderless Economics

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Borderless Economics Technology and ease of travel have changed the way we live and how we do business. A hundred years ago, someone migrating to another country might expect never to return to their homeland. But now, not only can migrants remain in close contact with relatives in far away lands through modern technology, but use this modern communication to conduct business and create wealth for themselves and their contacts in their homeland. In his new book, Borderless Economics Robert Guest from The Economist, travels around America and to nearly 70 countries to observe how that ease of travel and communication have created powerful networks across many borders and finds out whether this new kind of migration is a good thing. Guest Robert Guest - Business Editor at The Economist, who is also the author of Borderless Economics: Chinese Sea Turtles, Indian Fridges and the New Fruits of Global Capitalism Add and read comments