Asia

Women and the World Economy

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Christine Lagarde |  November 3, 2013
Christine Lagarde, head of the IMF, says the glass ceiling is only part of the gender inequality problem. The broader question: do women have the same opportunities to participate in labor markets in the first place?
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Emerging Markets: Nirvana Lost

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Andres Velasco |  October 10, 2013
For emerging markets, nirvana is over; but, in some cases, their citizens have no inkling of the suffering that may be upon them, says the former finance minister of Chile and a visiting professor at Columbia University.
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How GE Does Business in China

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Sharon Kahn |  October 2, 2013
GE China’s CEO comes clean about partnering with SOEs, protecting intellectual capital, and the value of home-grown talent.
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East Asia's Lessons for Africa

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Joseph E. Stiglitz |  October 15, 2013
While the rest of the world obsesses over Europe’s economic travails, America’s political paralysis, and the growth slowdown in China and other emerging markets, there remains a region — Sub-Saharan Africa — where poverty is almost the rule, not the exception
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Long Live China's Boom

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Justin Yifu Lin |  August 16, 2013
China’s expansion has slowed dramatically, but the former chief economist for the World Bank argues that the growth spurt isn’t over just yet.
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How to Spot a Breakout Nation

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Sharon Kahn |  May 17, 2013
Looking for the next hot emerging market? Two indicators can point you in the right direction — but two others will lead you astray.
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Japan's Three Economic Arrows

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Joseph E. Stiglitz |  April 9, 2013
Nobel Laureate Joseph Stiglitz argues that Japan could become one of the few rays of light in an otherwise gloomy advanced-economy landscape.

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The World Economy: What Now?

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February 13, 2013
Watch a webcast of this very special symposium featuring Glenn Hubbard, Joseph Stiglitz, Shang-Jin Wei, José Antonio Ocampo, and Richard Clarida.
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China, the Energy Drain

Global Insights: Analysis
Sharon Kahn |  January 28, 2013
By some estimates, China has leapfrogged the United States to become the world’s largest energy consumer. But it appears to be cleaning up its act — and its air.
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The Post-Crisis Crisis

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Joseph E. Stiglitz |  January 28, 2013
An economic and political system that does not deliver for most citizens is not sustainable in the long run, says Nobel Laureate and Chazen Advisor Joseph E. Stiglitz.
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