Chapter 2. The New Economy: Informationalism, Globalization, Networking

  1. Manuel Castells

Published Online: 27 JAN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444319514.ch2

The Rise of the Network Society: With a New Preface, Volume I, Second edition With a new preface

The Rise of the Network Society: With a New Preface, Volume I, Second edition With a new preface

How to Cite

Castells, M. (2009) The New Economy: Informationalism, Globalization, Networking, in The Rise of the Network Society: With a New Preface, Volume I, Second edition With a new preface, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444319514.ch2

Author Information

  1. Santa Monica, California, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 JAN 2010
  2. Published Print: 10 AUG 2009

Book Series:

  1. The Information Age

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405196864

Online ISBN: 9781444319514

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Keywords:

  • new economy - informationalism, globalization and networking;
  • new economy emerging, last quarter of twentieth century on worldwide scale;
  • productivity, competitiveness, and informational economy;
  • productivity driving economic progress;
  • productivity growth in United States, 1995–1999;
  • historical specificity of informationalism;
  • global economy - structure, dynamics and genesis;
  • capital markets - globally interdependent;
  • globalization of markets for goods and services - international trade growth and transformation;
  • global labor, decisive production factor in informational economy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Productivity, Competitiveness, and the Informational Economy

  • The Global Economy: Structure, Dynamics, and Genesis

  • The New Economy