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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

Corporate Boards in China: Are They Truly Independent?

November 7, 2012

Rebecca McReynolds

All eyes are on China as the once-a-decade leadership change takes place. Who's watching out for investors? Chazen Senior Scholar Wei Jiang uncovers a surprising answer.

Topics: Management, China, Global Investing | Read Article

Outsourcing to China: Yea or Nay?

October 17, 2012

Betsy Wiesendanger

Outsourcing to — and investing in — China is a hot topic in the US presidential debates. Here's what the research says.

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

Cleaning Up on China’s Waste

September 14, 2012

Rebecca McReynolds

Technology that minimizes or even reverses environmental damage — known as “clean tech” — is hot. Now it’s catching on in China. We talk with the first venture capitalist to focus on this explosive sector.

Topics: China, Entrepreneurship, Global Investing | Read Article

Is Africa the Next China?

July 25, 2012

Rebecca McReynolds

Africa’s commodities boom could be the spark that turns this impoverished continent into the next China. But there is still much to be done to make Africa a global driver of growth.

Topics: The Middle-Income Trap, China, Global Investing, Africa | Read Article

“Microfinance Doesn’t Work”

June 26, 2012

Betsy Wiesendanger

Those may be harsh words from someone who runs a microfinance company in India. But Tara Thiagarajan is hell-bent on changing that.

Topics: News Makers, Entrepreneurship, India, Global Investing | Read Article

China, the Game-Changer

June 25, 2012

Rebecca McReynolds

Chinese overseas direct investment is reshaping the global economy. A stellar panel of experts, including Jeffrey Sachs of the Earth Institute, shed light on why this next wave of overseas investment will be unlike anything the world has seen before.

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

The Messy Path to Clean Energy

May 17, 2012

Sharon Kahn

In an industry infamous for losing money, Wanxiang America may have stumbled on a winning strategy: partnerships.

Topics: News Makers, Management, China, Entrepreneurship, Global Investing | Read Article

Global Firms Do It Better. Why?

June 18, 2012

Rebecca McReynolds

To better understand multinational organizations, researchers need to look across multiple fields of study

Topics: Management, Entrepreneurship, Global Investing | Read Article

Chinese Real Estate: Where the Opportunites Are

May 1, 2012

Rebecca McReynolds

Sure, there's money to be made with real estate in the world's most populous country. But the market has anomalies that can trip up even the most seasoned investor.

Topics: China, Entrepreneurship, Global Investing | Read Article