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Asia Pacific Economics

Chinese Liberalisation 2.0 Shifts Back to the Free Market

The People’s Republic of China appears set to begin a new economic policy that will place less emphasis on state planning and development of industry and more emphasis on the

Economics Europe

Shipping Industry Can Aid Greek Recovery

Opening up Greece’s shipping sector to new comers as well as simplifying vessel registration could aid the country’s recovery. The past three years have been one of the most difficult

Economics Sub-Saharan Africa

Foreign enterprises address DRC conflict mineral trade

The entry of mining companies into the DRC can work to ensure better supply chain management and decrease the conflict mineral trade in the country. The Democratic Republic of Congo 

Economics North America

The Myth of the U.S as Petrostate

Guest blogger Christopher Jackson argues that the U.S. will not achieve an export boost from shale gas, as domestic demand is rising faster than production. Christopher is an expert on

Economics Europe

Collapse of the left’s economic agenda in the Eurozone

With the Eurozone’s economic woes, leaders on the Left, such as French President Hollande, have been forced to alter their policy promises. “Hollande has not given us anything different. It’s

Economics Middle East/North Africa

Tensions with Iran prevent economic cooperation in Afghanistan

Western tensions with, and sanctions against, Iran prevent cooperation which could promote an economically stable Afghanistan. Several months ago, reports surfaced indicating that the United States was unknowingly buying mixed,

Economics International

Investing in Food Amidst Volatility

GRI talks agribusiness and commodities with Karl-Axel Lindgren of City University London. Come take a look at food futures and investing in the industry. Commodity trading has been a hit

Economics North America

Global imbalances put pressure on the Dollar

Trade imbalances put the Dollar at risk, at state of affairs that is overdue for a correction, as China matures and the U.S reins in consumption. Perhaps the most fundamental

Economics North America

Mexico at emerging markets’ frontier

Mexico is undergoing dramatic changes with long term benefits for its citizens and the global community; placing Mexico as a leader among emerging markets. Kidnappings. Heinous torture and brutal beheadings.

Economics Middle East/North Africa

Qatar invests for political influence

With this outstanding economic performance, Qatar has decided to use its petroleum-generated resources and wealth to diversify its economy by investing abroad, both financially and politically. In a world filled