"Altman's easy narration, merged with a few well-researched anecdotes, can
offer that winning combination sought by all writers of popular economics,
a succinct overview of the well-known with an original, intellectually
- Financial Times
"Altman suggests that globalization is the sum of all the ways that people and money connect across borders. He sets up a clever taxonomy, organizing these encounters into a few recognizable species.... Instead of surveying this territory from the CEO's suite, as Thomas Friedman does in The World Is Flat, Altman gives us a revealing view from the trenches."
"Instead of the usual heavy and indigestible fare, Daniel Altman cleverly serves bite-sized, tasty portions of economic insight that will leave readers hungry for more."
- Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind