38 maps that give new insights into how the world economy works. Matthew Yglesias from Vox has produced this fascinating article which gives some great insights into both trends and inequality in the economic world. He writes Commerce knits the modern world together in a way that nothing else quite does. Almost anything you own these days is the result of a complicated web of global interactions. There's no better way to depict those interactions and the social and political circumstances that give rise to them than with a map or two. Or in our case, 38. These maps are our favorite way to illustrate the major economic themes facing the world today. Some of them focus on the big picture while others illustrate finer details. The overall portrait that emerges is of a world that's more closely linked than ever before, but still riven by enormous geography-driven differences. (VIEW LINK)


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James Marlay

Really Tom? 35 maps..... what is this website coming to?