India’s mom-and-pop shops fear being crushed by the Walmarts of the world. But the arrival of international, multi-brand retailers would actually benefit small stores, says Chazen Senior Scholar Rajeev Kohli.
On the anniversary of the Japan earthquake that killed 18,000 people, Justin Yifu Lin of the World Bank reflects on our increasing vulnerability to natural disasters -- and offers a surprising preventative.
Nothing illustrates better the political crosscurrents, special interests, and shortsighted economics now at play in Europe than the debate over the restructuring of Greece’s sovereign debt, says Nobel Laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz in this scathing op-ed.
Officials in India have long bemoaned the mass exodus of skilled labor to other countries such as the United States. Now, Africa finds itself in the same situation. Jagdish Bhagwati proposes four practical ways to encourage home-grown talent to stay put.