In response to preoccupations of the French public regarding globalisation, a multidisciplinary team was set up by Christine Lagarde, the then french delegate minister for international commerce, tasked with proposing an action plan. This report presents the results of their work. It proposes a selection of inovative solutions to promoting an objective understanding of globalisation as well as assesing its negative effects in order for France to best harness the opportunities presented.
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