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Perceptionomics – How to Solve the Eurozone Crisis

May 28, 2014 • Europe, GLOBAL ECONOMY, Governance & RegulationComments (0)

By Terence Tse and Mark Esposito The “north vs. south” mentality of the Eurozone is not helping anyone, least of all the European Union as a whole. Berating the southern European countries for not having ‘stronger’ economies is harmful to everyone. Instead, it’s time for a new way of thinking – we need to change …

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The European Union Policies in the Aftermath of The Global Economic Crisis

November 13, 2013 • Europe, Governance & RegulationComments (0)

By Laura N Haar The global economic crisis has forced national and regional policy makers to reconsider their policy priorities in order to speed up economic recovery. Below, Laura N Haar considers how some EU policies have been affected by the financial

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Building Ethical Business Cultures: BRIC by BRIC

November 13, 2013 • Asia - Pacific, China, Climate Change & Society, Editor’s Choice, Europe, In-depth, IndiaComments (0)

By Alexandre Ardichvili, Douglas Jondle, Jack Wiley, Edgard Cornacchione, Jessica Li & Thomas Thakadipuram As the economies of Brazil, Russia, India, and China (BRICs) continue to grow both in size and clout, and their resident multinational corporations

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A View on Russian Economy Mid-term Perspectives

November 13, 2013 • EuropeComments (0)

By Sergey Drobyshevsky There are a lot of arguments illustrating the low probability of fast and stable growth of the Russian economy in mid-term perspective. Does it mean that the economy is doomed and Russia will go down in the list of top economies? The

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Lonely Ideas

November 13, 2013 • Capitalism in the 21st Century, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, Europe, World PoliticsComments (0)

By Loren Graham Russian technology has had a historically uneven trajectory. In recent times Russia has fallen back on natural resources for economic strength, but the Russian government intends to convert Russia to a country primarily dependent on a

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Youth Unemployment after the Financial Crisis: ‘Quo Vadimus’?

September 13, 2013 • Europe, GLOBAL ECONOMYComments (0)

By Terence Tse, Mark Esposito, & Jorgo Chatzimarkakis The financial crisis has damaged national economies but also hurt segments of societies, including youths aged 15 to 24, many of whom are struggling to find jobs as a result of the economic downturn.

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Smaller Cities Embrace Smart Specialisation – The Exeter Success Story

July 13, 2013 • Europe, Global Giants, SPECIAL FEATURESComments (0)

By Richard Ball Governments have recognised that cities are engines of growth critical to economic performance and national recovery in the current climate. The large conurbations naturally make the headlines as the “core” cities receiving support towards

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Wise up to Water Risks at the 2013 World Water Week in Stockholm

July 13, 2013 • Climate Change & Society, Europe, GLOBAL ECONOMY, Global Giants, SPECIAL FEATURESComments (0)

By Josh Weinberg & Maya Rebermark, Communications, SIWI Hydrologists like to call water the ‘bloodstream of the planet’. But it is much more than that. Water is essential to almost all human activities – including those we invest in financially.

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Smaller Cities Embrace Smart Specialisation – The Exeter Success Story

May 14, 2013 • Europe, SPECIAL FEATURESComments (0)

By Richard Ball Governments have recognised that cities are engines of growth critical to economic performance and national recovery in the current climate. The large conurbations naturally make the headlines as the “core” cities receiving support towards

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Sistema, Power Networks and Informal Governance in Putin’s Russia

January 14, 2013 • Europe, GLOBAL ECONOMY, World PoliticsComments (0)

By Alena Ledeneva In her new monograph Can Russia Modernise? Sistema, Power Networks and Informal Governance, Alena Ledeneva seeks to decode and reveal how informal power operates. Concentrating on Vladimir Putin’s system of governance – referred to as