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Leadership and Management Challenges Driving Innovation in China

June 12, 2019 • BUSINESS & INNOVATION, Editor’s Choice, ChinaComments (0)

By David De Cremer If innovation is defining what drives success in demanding, volatile and uncertain markets, then China can be seen as a situation where all these forces meet. A Chinese company that is known for having created a leadership culture with a focus on innovation and in doing this became a world class player …

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Financialisation, Neoliberalism and Economic Crises in the Advanced Economies

June 11, 2019 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, FINANCE & BANKING, Governance & RegulationComments (0)

By Dr Kalim Siddiqui Financialised capitalism emerged in the advanced economies during the last four decades. It has opened wider avenues to wealth formation and speculation, as well as caused the recent financial crises and the rising levels of income

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

June 10, 2019 • Americas, Top Investment DestinationsComments (0)

An exclusive interview with Mr. Alberto Ñecco, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF PROINVERSIÓN   Peru has an infrastructure gap that has been estimated to be around US$ 160Bn, but ProInversión Perú has seen this gap as both a challenge and an opportunity to

The Great Reckoning for Capitalism Beckons

May 29, 2019 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Editor’s ChoiceComments (0)

By Graham Vanbergen As the politics of Europe rapidly changes, Graham Vanbergen quotes renowned economists Stiglitz, Collier and Coyle to conclude that the failure of capitalism is now so evident it is consuming democracy and economies from the inside out

Challenges and Importance of Institutions Building in the Developing Countries

May 28, 2019 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, EMERGING TRENDS, Capitalism in the 21st Century, Editor’s Choice, World DevelopmentComments (0)

By Dr. Kalim Siddiqui There has been on-going debate about the utility of the ‘free market’ system versus ‘government intervention’ in promoting development policies and wellbeing for general populace. In this article, the author examines the question

Patent Incentives in China A Changing Focus

May 28, 2019 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, BUSINESS & INNOVATION, ChinaComments (0)

By Tim Jackson Like many countries China provides support for its innovative sector. As part of the wider ‘Made in China 2025’ policy to move China’s economy from a manufacturing to an innovation base, this has included direct financial incentives to

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

May 27, 2019 • Europe, Special Focus on BrexitComments (0)

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 where this effect is evident: economic performance, investment confidence, talent attraction,

Chile: The Capitalist Alternative to Venezuela in Latin America

May 22, 2019 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, Capitalism in the 21st Century, AmericasComments (0)

By Rainer Zitelmann Chile and Venezuela are the two counter-models in Latin America. Chile embodies the capitalist path, while Venezuela the socialist path. But Chile has also had its own troubles: First under the socialism of Allende and later under the

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

May 18, 2019 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, World Politics, Editor’s Choice, In-depth, IndiaComments (1)

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 politics of the Hindu Right, especially since the BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party) gained a majority in

China-US Trade War: Hiatus or Busted Deal?

May 16, 2019 • GLOBAL ECONOMY, CRITICAL ANALYSIS, International Relations, China, On Donald Trump AdministrationComments (0)

By Jack Rasmus   This past week the US and China failed to reach agreement on a new trade deal, despite high-level China representative Lie He meeting in Washington on Thursday-Friday, May 9-10.  In the wake of the meeting, Trump and his administration