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5 Bons Mots from Glenn Hubbard

March 1, 2014

Who, if anyone, can predict the future of the world economy? Glenn Hubbard, the Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics and dean of Columbia Business School, separates the known from the unknowable.

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The Great Malaise of 2014

January 7, 2014

Joseph E. Stiglitz

There’s not much to cheer about in the new year, says Nobel laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz. He offers a rundown of where the bright spots are in a mostly gloomy global economy in the months and years ahead.

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Video: The Economic Aftermath of the Arab Spring

December 11, 2013

Adnan Mazarei, Deputy Director for the Middle East and Central Asia, International Monetary Fund, illuminates the political and economic pressure points the Middle East faces today

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Driving Aston Martin

December 11, 2013

Sharon Kahn

It takes a certain cachet to build a car for James Bond. Ulrich Bez, the CEO of Aston Martin, describes how he keeps Aston Martin über-cool.

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How Ratan Tata Thwarted a Violent Labor Union Takeover

November 25, 2013

Two weeks after assuming the chairmanship of the Tata Group, Ratan Tata faced a labor strike, death threats, and stabbings of his management team. Here, he describes how he remained unbowed.

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Chazen Podcast: Ratan Tata, the Reluctant Celebrity

November 19, 2013

Betsy Wiesendanger

One of the most respected business leaders in the world opens up about the personal sacrifices he’s had to make — and why he got a phone call at midnight from a disgruntled customer.

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Chazen Podcast: Ratan Tata on Working Across Silos

November 19, 2013

Betsy Wiesendanger

One of the world’s most respected business leaders, Ratan Tata, chairman emeritus of The Tata Group, sits down for a surprisingly revealing interview.

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Revoking America’s Exorbitant Privilege

October 16, 2013

Jose Antonio Ocampo

The global economy has at its center a dysfunctional political regime that generates recurrent threats of default on the world’s major reserve asset, says the former Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations for Economic and Social Affairs.

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Women and the World Economy

November 3, 2013

Christine Lagarde

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?

Topics: Your Career, United States, The Middle-Income Trap, News Makers, Economic Policy, China, Asia, Europe, Latin America, India, Africa | Read Article

How GE Does Business in China

October 2, 2013

Sharon Kahn

GE China’s CEO comes clean about partnering with SOEs, protecting intellectual capital, and the value of home-grown talent.

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