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?
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.
When multinational firms start invading your home turf, it's tempting to lead your own cross-border charge. Lolita S.A., a clothing retailer headquartered in Uruguay, hit unexpected bumps when it tried to do just that.