Global Investing

The World Economy: What Now?

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
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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Corporate Boards in China: Are They Truly Independent?

Global Insights: Analysis
Rebecca McReynolds |  November 7, 2012
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.
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Outsourcing to China: Yea or Nay?

Global Insights: Analysis
Betsy Wiesendanger |  October 17, 2012
Outsourcing to — and investing in — China is a hot topic in the US presidential debates. Here's what the research says.
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Cleaning Up on China’s Waste

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
Rebecca McReynolds |  September 14, 2012
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.
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Is Africa the Next China?

Global Insights: Forum Highlights
Rebecca McReynolds |  July 25, 2012
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.
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“Microfinance Doesn’t Work”

Global Insights: Forum Highlights
Betsy Wiesendanger |  June 26, 2012
Those may be harsh words from someone who runs a microfinance company in India. But Tara Thiagarajan is hell-bent on changing that.
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China, the Game-Changer

Global Insights: Forum Highlights
Rebecca McReynolds |  June 25, 2012
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.
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The Messy Path to Clean Energy

Global Insights: Forum Highlights
Sharon Kahn |  May 17, 2012
In an industry infamous for losing money, Wanxiang America may have stumbled on a winning strategy: partnerships.
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Global Firms Do It Better. Why?

Global Insights: Analysis
Rebecca McReynolds |  June 18, 2012
To better understand multinational organizations, researchers need to look across multiple fields of study
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