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Women and the World Economy

November 3, 2013

Christine Lagarde

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?

Topics: Your Career, United States, The Middle-Income Trap, News Makers, Economic Policy, China, Asia, Europe, Latin America, India, Africa | Read Article

Emerging Markets: Nirvana Lost

October 10, 2013

Andres Velasco

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.

Topics: Economic Policy, China, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Global Investing | Read Article

How GE Does Business in China

October 2, 2013

Sharon Kahn

GE China’s CEO comes clean about partnering with SOEs, protecting intellectual capital, and the value of home-grown talent.

Topics: News Makers, Management, China, Asia | Read Article

East Asia's Lessons for Africa

October 15, 2013

Joseph E. Stiglitz

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

August 16, 2013

Justin Yifu Lin

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.

Topics: Economic Policy, China, Asia, Global Investing | Read Article

How to Spot a Breakout Nation

May 17, 2013

Sharon Kahn

Looking for the next hot emerging market? Two indicators can point you in the right direction — but two others will lead you astray.

Topics: United States, The Middle-Income Trap, China, Asia, Europe, Latin America, India, Global Investing, Africa | Read Article

10 Breakout Nations to Watch

May 17, 2013

Sharon Kahn

With growth slowing in China and other BRIC nations, one expert still sees jewels among well-run countries that are preparing for the future.

Topics: United States, News Makers, Asia, Europe, Latin America, India, Global Investing, Africa | Read Article

Japan's Three Economic Arrows

April 9, 2013

Joseph E. Stiglitz

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?

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.

Topics: United States, The Middle-Income Trap, News Makers, Economic Policy, China, Asia, Europe, Latin America, Global Investing, Africa | Read Article

China, the Energy Drain

January 28, 2013

Sharon Kahn

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.

Topics: The Middle-Income Trap, Economic Policy, China, Asia, Global Investing | Read Article