The Strategic Significance of Central Asia

By David Denoon The collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991 led to the creation of five newly independent states in Central Asia: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan,...

eColonialism Theory: How Trends are Changing the World

By Thomas L. McPhail In this information age, new trends and ways of doing things have changed dramatically. From work, to school, to entertainment and...

The Zero Marginal Cost Society: The Internet of Things, the Collaborative Commons and...

By Jeremy Rifkin The third Industrial Revolution is on its way. New York Times

The New Competition: Brands from Emerging Markets

By Jan-Benedict E.M. Steenkamp In an article adapted from Brand Breakout: How Emerging Market Brands Will Go Global, Jan-Benedict E.M. Steenkamp argues that emerging market...

The Rise of the Petroyuan and the Slow Erosion of Dollar Hegemony

By Flynt Leverett and Hillary Mann Leverett For seventy years, one of the critical foundations of American power has been the dollar’s standing as the...

Is China Buying the World?

By Peter Nolan China’s ‘catch-up’ has been one of the most remarkable aspects of the era of capitalist globalisation. Below, Peter Nolan argues that the...

Nurturing a Successful Business Through a Stable and Ethical System

An Interview with Mr. Ahmet Kudsi Arslan, CEO and Chairman of the Management Board, KT Bank AG As the first bank in Germany and the...

Entry Strategies for Middle Eastern Markets

By Tim Rogmans Despite political turbulence, Middle Eastern markets provide great opportunities for international investors. The region’s advantages include its location at the crossroads of...

China Looks West: What Is at Stake in Beijing’s “New Silk Road” Project

Flynt Leverett, Hillary Mann Leverett and Wu Bingbing Not even two years into what will almost certainly be a ten-year tenure as China’s president, Xi...

The World Bank and Neoliberalism: Continuity and Discontinuity in the Making of an Agenda

By Howard Stein Since the latter part of the 1990s the World Bank has increasingly claimed its main focus is on poverty reduction and development....

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