International Relations

Pursuing “Outrageous Ambitions” for the Greater Good

May 29, 2019

Interview with Judith Kelley, Dean of the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University.   The Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University is

The Changing Japan

Why Workstyle Reform Just Might Work in Japan

June 23, 2019

By Ginka Toegel Ikigai– in Japanese it means, loosely, “what makes life worth living.”  If reforms by the Shinzō Abe government succeed, it

Responsible Finance

Lessons from Ellen MacArthur and the Circular Economy on How Leaders can Build and Sustain Transformation?

May 28, 2019

By Peter Hopkinson and William S. Harvey The growth of interest in the circular economy has been meteoric with new initiatives emerging weekly. A key figure in

World Development

Challenges and Importance of Institutions Building in the Developing Countries

May 28, 2019

By Dr. Kalim Siddiqui There has been on-going debate about the utility of the ‘free market’ system versus ‘government intervention’ in promoting

Top Investment Destinations

ProInversión Perú: Targeting sustainable, world-class infra to boost Peruvian economy

June 10, 2019

An exclusive interview with Mr. Alberto Ñecco, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF PROINVERSIÓN   Peru has an infrastructure gap that has been estimated to be around

On Duterte and the Philippines

Rappler Guilty of Treason

May 9, 2019

By Tiberius, Ideology Editor It’s time to call traitors traitors. Accusing traitors of treason and treasonable behaviour rather than anything else is

Digital Transformation

B2B Marketing and Lead Generation Tips For Finance Companies

June 21, 2019

Business-to-business (B2B) marketing and lead generation stand as among the most effective digital marketing trends in the business industry today. If you are

Uber: Pressure to Perform

February 19, 2019

Culture & Lifestyle

What Graduates Look For in a Job

June 10, 2019

Many employers are looking to employ graduates for their skills and knowledge, as well as how they can progress within the industry. However, to attract

Banking Innovation

Turning Vicious Cycle to Virtues of Islamic Banking

May 27, 2019

By Vita Arumsari and Yunice Karina Tumewang For a country like Indonesia that has the largest Muslim population in the world, Islamic banking is moving in

Governance & Regulation

Financialisation, Neoliberalism and Economic Crises in the Advanced Economies

June 11, 2019

By Dr Kalim Siddiqui Financialised capitalism emerged in the advanced economies during the last four decades. It has opened wider avenues to wealth formation

Personal Finance

Why Investing Young Is A Good Investment

June 23, 2019

You may be a young adult enjoying your freedom, and investing is the last thing on your mind. You may have heard about it or know nothing about it at all, but

World Politics

The Economic Performance of Modi’s Government in India: The Politics of the Hindu Right

May 18, 2019

By Kalim Siddiqui In this article, the author examines the economic performance of Modi’s government, which came to power in 2014, and also analyses the

On Brexit

Soft, Hard, or no Brexit: The Damage is Done

May 27, 2019

By Niccolò Pisani and Omar Toulan Regardless of the final Brexit outcome, the damage to the UK has been done. In this paper, we look at five specific areas


The Great Reckoning for Capitalism Beckons

May 29, 2019

By Graham Vanbergen As the politics of Europe rapidly changes, Graham Vanbergen quotes renowned economists Stiglitz, Collier and Coyle to conclude that the


Trump and the Taiwan Gambit

June 20, 2019

By Peter Koenig Taiwan has become a new “eastern pivot” for Donald Trump. Against all international laws and UN charters, he is approaching Taiwan, as