Journal section "Theoretical issues"

Prerequisites for global geopolitical inversion

Balatsky E.V.

2 (32), 2014

Balatsky E.V. Prerequisites for global geopolitical inversion. Economic and Social Changes: Facts, Trends, Forecast, 2014, no. 2 (32), pp. 28-42. DOI: 10.15838/esc/2014.2.32.4

DOI: 10.15838/esc/2014.2.32.4

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The article considers a possibility of change of the current global world economic leader – the United States. The author introduces the concept “geopolitical inversion”, which means the change of the global economic center. The article describes a common globalizing trend in the formation of the world centers of capital, provides quantitative characteristics of this process – the indices of territorial and demographic dominance. The article uses the example of the UK and the USA to show five steps in geopolitical inversion and give their chronology. The author makes some suggestions concerning a new global leader that could succeed the USA


globalization, geopolitical inversion, global economic center, trends

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