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Global Insights: Forum Highlights

Secrets of Job Hunting in Asia

December 22, 2014

It’s a land of plenty: growth, opportunity,; and extraordinary complexity. In part two of our series of careers in Asia, top recruiting experts describe how to crack the region’s hidden job market.

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To Break Into the C-Suite, Go Through Asia

December 22, 2014

Rebecca McReynolds

International experience is no longer enough. “If you want to be a CEO, you have to go through Asia,” says Kalpana Denzel, Executive Search and Assessment Consultant with Russell Reynolds Associates in Singapore. East Asia and Pacific region generated 40 percent of the world’s economic growth in 2013, according to the World Bank, and Asia will continue to drive global growth for decades to come. That means that future business leaders will need to know how to navigate the myriad countries, cultures and politics of this diverse — and often opaque — market.

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What Makes China Buy

December 12, 2014

Sharon Kahn

Marketing is hard enough in the digital age without worrying about what entices Chinese consumers to buy Western products.

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Why China's Bubble Won't Burst

October 20, 2014

Sharon Kahn

Fundamentals that aren't going away give China a shot at sustained high growth for the foreseeable future

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You Say You Want a Revolution

September 17, 2014

Sharon Kahn

Government — and democracy — is in crisis. So said John Micklethwait, editor-in-chief of The Economist, in a recent talk titled “Government is Broken, and Big Business Needs to Help Fix It.” The talk was sponsored by the Jerome A. Chazen Institute of International Business and moderated by Glenn Hubbard, dean of Columbia Business School.

Topics: United States, The Middle-Income Trap, News Makers, Economic Policy | Read Article

Beyond China: Where Asian Growth Is

June 23, 2014

Sharon Kahn

For investors and deal-makers, there is ample opportunity beyond China and India. Changyong Rhee of the IMF identifies the upside and the risk.

Topics: Economic Policy, China, Asia, Global Investing | Read Article

Tunisia's Fight for Democracy

April 8, 2014

Sharon Kahn

The new Prime Minister explains how revolution is leading to freedom and a country of laws. Next up: Free elections and the beginnings of prosperity.

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

One Europe, One Banking System

March 26, 2014

Sharon Kahn

Could it happen? What are the benefits and obstacles? Two prominent Euro economists go head-to-head.

Topics: News Makers, Europe | Read Article

Hong Kong's Stock Exchange at a Crossroad

March 20, 2014

Sharon Kahn

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd. is on the cusp of transformation — and pivotal to the internationalization of China.

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Why China's GDP Will Double in 10 Years

March 7, 2014

Yes, it’s true: reports of China’s imminent demise are greatly exaggerated, says Shang-Jin Wei, the NT Wang Professor of Chinese Business and Economy and the director of the Chazen Institute.

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