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You Say You Want a Revolution

Global Insights: Forum Highlights
Sharon Kahn |  September 17, 2014
The editor of The Economist traces three revolutions that upended society and explains why a fourth revolution within the next ten years is unavoidable
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Everything is Political

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Charles Calomiris & Stephen Haber |  February 28, 2014
Bank crises are the product of governments, not market events, say Charles Calomiris and Stephen Haber in their new book.
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Joseph Stiglitz's Crystal Ball

Global Insights: Forum Highlights
February 25, 2014
Nobel laureate Joseph E. Stiglitz, University Professor at Columbia University, holds forth on what economists can predict — and when they should keep their mouths shut.
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5 Bons Mots from Glenn Hubbard

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
March 1, 2014
Glenn Hubbard, the dean of Columbia Business School, separates the known from the unknowable
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New Chazen Report: Corruption Still Rampant in Emerging Economies

Chazen India Insights
November 11, 2013
A new survey of business leaders around the globe reveals deep suspicion about the ability of government to handle economic problems.
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Five Years in Limbo

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
Joseph E. Stiglitz |  |  October 31, 2013
Five years after Lehman Brothers collapsed, no one can claim that prosperity has returned
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Revoking America’s Exorbitant Privilege

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
Jose Antonio Ocampo |  October 16, 2013
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

Global Insights: In Their Own Words
Christine Lagarde |  November 3, 2013
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?
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The Transatlantic Free-Trade Imperative

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Alfred Gusenbauer |  June 27, 2013
The former chancellor of Austria lays out a case for a free-trade agreement between the United States and the European Union. The barrier: many Europeans tend to overemphasize risk when assessing opportunities.
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How to Spot a Breakout Nation

Global Insights: Forum Highlights
Sharon Kahn |  May 17, 2013
Looking for the next hot emerging market? Two indicators can point you in the right direction — but two others will lead you astray.
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