In the third scenario the partnership-oriented international financial organizations have managed to create free product and capital markets so that the industrial and the developing countries share the growth equally, although without reducing the existing imbalances. Since the world economy is still characterized by severe instabilities, the different mechanisms to handle financial and banking crisis are present. Entrepreneurial decisions are underlying long-term strategies and social principles of responsibility. Technological processes are considered particularly important as an increase of resource productivity on the basis of capital productivity.

While the national decision-making structures are encrusted and caught in the traditional competition between locations, civil social structures have emerged in scenario 4, both on the global and regional area. The civic engagement has risen significantly while companies and markets are short-term and unstable – but at the same time follow a strong growth trend. In addition this above average growth in developing countries has led to a global wealth balance.

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