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Fragile environments in the private sector

Armed conflict and post-conflict situations constitute severe constraints on economic life and present a hostile environment to business and investments. As the primary driver of economic development, the private sector’s ability to prosper is...

Britain’s divorce from the EU: economic impact

The United Kingdom has filed for divorce from the European Union, but before talks over its departure can begin, the European Union must decide how it wants to proceed. This is the worst setback...

The inevitability of the new world disorder

Future historians may look back on the executive order signed by President Trump withdrawing the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a fledgling free-trade agreement that brought together a dozen Pacific nations, including...

Nationalism, Globalism, Pan-Asianism

Asians have many links between them. The religion of Buddha, for example, spread across Asia both by land and by sea, as did Islam in a later wave. The language of a seafaring tribe...

Cheap labor’s  history

The Industrial Revolution began in Britain at the end of the 18th century, and for much of the 19th century it was the dominant industrial power in the world. By the 1880s, however, it...

The competitiveness challenge of the US Economy

In choosing a cure to the economic problems in the US, President Donald Trump seems determined to apply a well-known Latin American medicine, the strategy of import substitution. He is adamant about pursing an...

Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) and  the US Democrats

When Donald Trump, a Republican, opted to withdraw the United States from the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) is an opportune moment to reflect on the Democrats’ role in managing globalization in the United States....

Governance model made in China

In the West, the Chinese model of governance is not seen as an alternative to the Western liberal political order. But as China overtakes the United States to become the largest economy and pulls...

Globalism’s  Rise and Fall

The Chinese say “when it rains, it pours”. As the Great Recession, eurozone crisis, stalled trade deals, increased conflict between Russia and the West, electoral revolts against European political elites, and finally Brexit followed...

American workers and globalization

Continued from last week: Donald Trump made it sound like all the fault for the United States' difficulty in managing globalization was due to trading partners abroad that were out to cheat the United States....
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