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China Looks West: What Is at Stake in Beijing’s “New Silk Road” Project

January 25, 2015

Flynt Leverett, Hillary Mann Leverett and Wu Bingbing Not even two years into what will almost certainly be a ten-year tenure as China’s president, Xi

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How Will China Rebalance?

November 26, 2014

Americas

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Cheap and Clean: Attitudes to Energy in a USA Concerned with Climate Change

January 25, 2015

By Stephen Ansolabehere and David Konisky In light of the recent agreement between the US and China to cut greenhouse gas emissions, US climate policy has been

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Lions Go Global

November 26, 2014

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World Politics

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Failed Statebuilding versus Peace Formation: The Consequences and Implications over the Last 25 Years

January 25, 2015

By Oliver P. Richmond Recent years have seen an abundance of foreign intervention to achieve peace and statebuilding.

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360 Degrees of Leadership

November 26, 2014

Development

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“Empowering Women Makes Economic Sense”

January 25, 2015

Interview with James Zhan Foreign investment holds enormous potential for women’s empowerment through the creation of formal jobs and business linkages –

Asia

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Transformation of Financial Services in Northeast Asian Banks: An Unexpected, but Pleasant, Cultural Surprise

January 25, 2015

By Jung Kee Hong and You-il Lee   Below Dr. Jung Kee Hong and Dr. You-il Lee explore the new emergence of financial market trends shown in Northeast Asia,

Europe

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Putin’s Russia: An Exemplary Case of Hyper-Extractive State

January 25, 2015

By Alexander Etkind Due to Russia’s geographic scale and military might, it amplifies typical problems of many petrostates from Venezuela to Nigeria to Iran.

Capital Markets

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Natural Disasters, Bank Damages, and Firm Activities

January 25, 2015

By Kaoru Hosono and Daisuke Miyakawa Below Kaoru Hosono and Daisuke Miyakawa examine the impacts of financial shocks arising from two earthquakes in

Climate Change

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Global Energy Dilemmas: Revisited

January 25, 2015

By Michael Bradshaw When it comes to global energy consumption, business as usual is no longer an option. Here Michael Bradshaw reflects on the energy dilemmas

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Banking on Sustainability

November 26, 2014