Globalization was welcomed around the world at the beginning of the 1990s. Different trade theories were used to explain benefits of free trade and market liberalization. However, by the end of the twentieth century, voices of discontent were beginning to rise from Asia to North America.

Identify and read at least three journal articles focused on trends in globalization. Then, respond to the following:

  • Identify current trends in globalization.
  • Reason whether the global economy will return to the mercantilist stage, or if benefits of free trade and market liberalization will prevail. Why or why not?

Write a two-to-three-page paper in Word format. Utilize at least three scholarly sources in your research.

Make sure you write in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.