The Yale Center for the Study of Globalization (YCSG)
was launched in the fall of 2001 to enrich the debate about globalization
on campus and to promote the flow of ideas between Yale and the policy
The programs and activities of the Center share a common
purpose and aim toward one or more goals, all serving to stimulate
discussion and examination of the core issues and to connect individuals
and institutions whose work contributes to the debate on globalization.
Central to YCSG’s goals is to link academia and the policy
A range of international projects and collaborations
allow us to increase our impact outside the University, while within
the Yale community YCSG serves to connect people and ideas and
seeks to invigorate academic interchange. Our efforts are motivated
by a desire to understand globalization and the institutions and
policies needed to enhance it as a force for good.
multimedia flagship publication, YaleGlobal Online, multiplies
the effects of the internal and external dimensions of our program.
It is through YaleGlobal that we disseminate information to an
audience much wider than that of the specialist and contribute
to the general intellectual enterprise of understanding globalization.
of the Center’s programs focus on and are driven by our
core mission. Our ideal is that in the course of our work we would
encourage the generation of ideas and concrete proposals that will
result in enabling the poorest and weakest peoples to participate
in the opportunities presented by globalization.