Smaller Cities Embrace Smart Specialisation – The Exeter Success Story

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By Richard Ball Governments have recognised that cities are engines of growth critical to economic performance and national recovery in the current climate. The large...

What it Takes for Chinese Companies to Succeed Abroad

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By David De Cremer International expansion is one of the keys to a firm’s success and stability. In this article, the author outlines how Chinese...

The China Model: a Civilizational-State Perspective

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By Zhang Weiwei China’s dramatic rise should be understood in the context of China as a civilizational state, i.e. an amalgam of the world’s oldest...

Wise up to Water Risks at the 2013 World Water Week in Stockholm

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By Josh Weinberg & Maya Rebermark, Communications, SIWI Hydrologists like to call water the ‘bloodstream of the planet’. But it is much more than that....

Singapore as an ASEAN Asset Management Hub

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By Francis Koh and Boris Liedtke Singapore like other ASEAN countries is also confronted with the universal challenge of retirement funding. Nonetheless, the authors argue...

What the Iran Nuclear Deal Means – and What it Doesn’t

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By Scott Lucas Iran and the 5+1/E3+3 Powers (US, Britain, France, Germany, China, and Russia) have at last completed a comprehensive nuclear agreement after years...

An Unsettling New Normal for India-Pakistan Relations

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By Michael Kugelman and Vandana Seth In the coming months, all-out war between the two nuclear-armed rivals is unlikely. However, prolonged tensions are ensured while...

Winning the Talent War in Emerging Markets: Women are the Answer

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By Sylvia Ann Hewlett and Ripa Rashid As global companies try to harness the growth and possibilities of emerging markets, the extraordinary energy, ambition and...

Genetic Technology in the Global Economic Environment

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By Richard C. Jennings Below, Richard C. Jennings looks at the use of modern genetic technologies of plant breeding for increasing agricultural productivity. The author...

Turnaround

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By Peter Blair Henry In an article adapted from Turnaround: Third World Lessons for First World Growth, Peter Blair Henry argues that despite headlines featuring...
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