University of California
In twenty years of the REM there have been important events in the world economy. The most significant changes that took place before that date are described, so that 1999 there had already been some events that will shape the global economy in the next twenty years, in which the financial crisis of 2008 stands out. This crisis is going to have important repercussions in the affected countries with negative consequences for the middle and lower classes. The theoretical analyzes that try to analyze the causes of this crisis differ. In turn, inequality is one of the great problems of the world economy.
Keywords: economy, world economy, global economy