"Globalization is the most contested topic of our time. Jacoby tees up the right questions, and his analysis and conclusions about trade and globalization are insightful, important, and timely."
"The scenarios, which are interesting and present some polar positions of where the world could go, emphasize important policy decisions which could have major consequences for the U.S.'s place in the world and its economic prospects."
"David Jacoby's experience in international business and his insights into the politics and social realities of trade make this book credible and interesting. His assessment of the future role of multilateral trade institutions and regional trade agreements makes sense, and with proper negotiation and implementation, the 'new multilateralism' that he outlines can create sustained and balanced economic growth."
"David S. Jacoby's impeccable credentials as a consultant and business leader distinguish this book. The integration of cross-cutting themes and integrative analysis of political, economic, and social development trends make it uniquely insightful and valuable."
"Jacoby's analysis of the differing East and West trade experiences rings true based on my 21 years in China. This book offers an intelligent discussion of a new approach to global trade."
"This book skillfully ties together today's headline economic and trade issues with complex political and social challenges. Jacoby's analysis of today's globalization puzzles leads to a clearly presented vision for a prosperous new trade paradigm that can drive sustained global growth. [He] demonstrates convincingly how investments in infrastructure, education, and technology, combined with cost-effective health care and public policies, can benefit knowledge-based economies in a global setting."
"To Trump or not to Trump...that is the question, and David S. Jacoby tackles the issues with his usual trademark mastery of defining and analyzing complex problems. Another fascinating read from the master!"