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Introduction

1. “Jack Ma Talks About Retirement, Anti-Globalization, AI and China,” China Post, July 26, 2017.

2. Immelt issued his initial call for localization in his 2016 New York University Stern commencement address. His remarks are at https://www.ge.com/reports/the-world-i-see-immelts-advice-to-win-in-the-time-of-globalization/. Immelt subsequently toned this recommendation down a bit, characterizing the strategy as “connected localization.”

3. “The Retreat of the Global Company,” Economist, January 28, 2017.

4. There are some indications, as of late 2017, that the globalization yo-yo may have started to bounce up again. For the first time in twenty years of NBC/Wall Street Journal polls on the topic, more Americans said in August ...

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