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China’s Problems Still Manageable, Says Nobel Laureate

November 29, 2011

Stan Luxenberg

China has significant problems, including rising debt and increasing inflation. But Michael Spence, winner of the 2001 Nobel Prize in Economics, argues that these challenges are manageable.

Topics: News Makers, Economic Policy, China | Read Article

The Globalization of Protest

November 4, 2011

Joseph E. Stiglitz

Nobel Laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz sides with the Occupy Wall Street protesters. In this profound essay, he explains why.

Topics: United States, News Makers, Economic Policy | 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

Lithuanian President Calls for More Urgent Financial Reform

January 27, 2011

Jackson Hewett

As the pace of recovery grows, the opportunity to strengthen institutions like the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank is slipping by, says Dalia Grybauskaitė.

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

Lights and Sirens

December 14, 2010

Spurred by his mother's near-tragedy, Shaffi Mather created India’s first reliable ambulance service. At a recent forum sponsored by the Chazen Institute, he revealed what drives him and why his unconventional pricing strategy works.

Topics: News Makers, Entrepreneurship, India | Read Article

Alibaba Makes Internet Magic

November 12, 2010

The man behind China’s most successful Internet company tells what it took to succeed in a nation rife with censorship, and reveals the six-word management philosophy he’s followed since day one.

Topics: News Makers, Management, China | Read Article