World Bank partners with LinkedIn to research the relationship between international connectivity and economic activity

This year’s World Bank World Development Report uncovers new insights on the wdr-2020-landing-image-with-map.jpgrelationship between international connectivity and economic activity.

Thanks to technological improvements, the costs to transport goods, people, knowledge and capital between countries have declined. This environment has changed the underlying structure of global economic production: we’re seeing an increasing number of multinational corporations; higher degrees of specialization of various stages of production; and rising levels of trade of intermediate goods (the parts and materials imported to make products for consumption domestically and abroad) between developing countries.

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