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Why China's Consumers Aren’t Buying

May 1, 2012

Sharon Kahn

With consumers reluctant to spend, China needs to overhaul its financial and social structure. Nicholas Lardy, a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute, lays out the steps.

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

One-on-One with Henry Kissinger

April 25, 2012

Betsy Wiesendanger

In an exclusive interview, Henry Kissinger, U.S. secretary of state for two presidents, offers frank perspective on doing business in China, building trust, and his legacy in the Vietnam war.

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

India’s Big-Box Debate

March 27, 2012

Rebecca McReynolds

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.

Topics: Economic Policy, India, Global Investing | Read Article

India’s Seven-Year Itch

February 29, 2012

Sharon Kahn

With foreign direct investment now encouraged, property-related investing in India is striving to become friendlier.

Topics: Entrepreneurship, India, Global Investing | Read Article

The Eurozone on Life Support

February 6, 2012

Stan Luxenberg

Can the patient be saved? A stellar panel of experts offered their views to a packed house on February 2.

Topics: News Makers, Economic Policy, Europe, Global Investing | Read Article

Managing the Unmanageable

January 18, 2012

It's time to get a grip on financial risk in the global marketplace. Professor Robert Hodrick, coauthor of a new textbook on the subject, tells you how.

Topics: Europe, Global Investing, Management | Read Article

The African Land Grab: Here’s How to Make It Right

December 12, 2011

Sharon Kahn

Foreign direct investment in Africa has pushed aside local interests, say critics. But a distinguished panel of experts argues that Africans need to look out for themselves.

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

How Investors Can Succeed in China

November 29, 2011

Sharon kahn

The country's nascent venture capital market can be lucrative, but complexities make it tricky.

Topics: China, Global Investing | Read Article

“Things Aren’t as Bad as They Seem”

November 9, 2011

Sharon Kahn

The International Monetary Fund says the world economy isn't in dire shape — for now. But we risk implosion if we don't act.

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

To Cure the Economy

October 21, 2011

Joseph E. Stiglitz

As the economic slump that began in 2007 persists, the question on everyone’s minds is obvious: Why? Unless we have a better understanding of the causes of the crisis, we can’t implement an effective recovery strategy. And, so far, we have neither, says Nobel Laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz.

Topics: Economic Policy, Global Investing | Read Article