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The Rise of the Petroyuan and the Slow Erosion of Dollar Hegemony

July 28, 2014 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Editor’s Choice, FINANCE & BANKING, Global Capital Markets, GLOBAL ECONOMY, International Relations, World PoliticsComments (0)

By Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leverett For seventy years, one of the critical foundations of American power has been the dollar’s standing as the world’s most important currency. For the last forty years, a pillar of dollar primacy has been the greenback’s dominant role in international energy markets. Today, China is leveraging its rise …

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Internationalising Media Studies

July 28, 2014 • China, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, Editor’s Choice, EMERGING TRENDS, GLOBAL ECONOMY, IndiaComments (0)

By Daya Thussu For hundreds of years the West has dominated the world of Media Studies, but Daya Thussu is about to prove to us that countries such as China and India are fast becoming a challenge to the Western hold on the world of Media Studies. Despite

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Luxury Brands Need to Chart a Course into New Frontier Markets

July 28, 2014 • Asia - Pacific, China, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, Editor’s Choice, Frontier Markets, GLOBAL ECONOMY, India, Middle East & Africa, SPECIAL FEATURESComments (0)

By Glyn Atwal and Douglas Bryson The progressively unpredictable dynamics of the BRIC markets are now challenging luxury brands to rethink their global market strategies. Below, Glyn Atwal and Douglas Bryson argue that as luxury brands seek to adapt to new

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India: Domestic Lenses for a Global Vision for the 21st Century

June 28, 2014 • Editor’s Choice, GLOBAL ECONOMY, In-depth, India, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Jean-Pierre Lehmann India has emerged as one of the world’s six leading nations. Its global ambitions, however, are mired by difficult domestic circumstances and myopic national lenses. Jean Pierre Lehmann charts India’s economic standing throughout

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America’s Shale Revolution and the Dangerous Myth of Energy Independence

June 28, 2014 • Americas, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Editor’s Choice, GLOBAL ECONOMY, In-depth, International RelationsComments (0)

By Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leverett Proponents of energy independence enshrine America’s so-called “shale revolution” as a geopolitical game changer, enabling the United States to leverage its prospective exports of shale oil and gas to weaken

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eColonialism Theory: How Trends are Changing the World

March 21, 2014 • Digital Transformation, Editor’s Choice, EMERGING TRENDSComments (0)

By Thomas L. McPhail In this information age, new trends and ways of doing things have changed dramatically. From work, to school, to entertainment and elsewhere the e-world is the new normal across Western nations. Just as the previous era of the industrial

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The Responsibility to Protect: Reading Ethical Responsibilities Into the Rule of Law

March 20, 2014 • CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Editor’s Choice, GLOBAL ECONOMY, International Law, International RelationsComments (0)

By Charles H. Camp and Theresa B. Bowman The scope and source of permissible use of force in response to a humanitarian crisis frames a contentious international debate. Below, Charles H. Camp and Theresa B. Bowman discuss the Responsibility to Protect

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News Media Management in a Digital Age

March 20, 2014 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Digital Transformation, Editor’s Choice, EMERGING TRENDSComments (0)

By Gary Graham & Anita Greenhill How can local newspapers survive in a digital age? Gray Graham and Anita Greenhill examine findings from interviews, thoughts from leading industry experts and macro-level trade insights to try to answer this question. One

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Sustainability and Management Competence

March 20, 2014 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, CULTURE & LIFESTYLE, Editor’s ChoiceComments (0)

By Steven Cohen After decades at the periphery of political and business agendas, sustainability and environmental protection have emerged at the center of our economic and political dialogue. Below, Steven Cohen argues that increasingly, an organisation’s