Ahmad Mohamed Ali Al-Madani, President of the Islamic Development Bank group

Hans Ferheggen, director of PricewaterhouseCoopers Belgium

Mitsuo Someya, President and Chief Executive Officer of Kikkoman Corporation

Christopher Pissarides, winner of the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2010


An Economic NATO

In the previous issue we wrote about one of the most ambitious U.S. integration projects: the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Given the growing import...

Rising Stars on the Global Real Estate Market

Real estate is playing an increasingly important role in global investments, and wealthy people are looking for new alternative areas for investing the...

New Development Bank: a case of joy or of concern

On July 15th leaders of the BRICS nations have agreed to establish a New Development Bank (NDB) while attending the group summit in Fortaleza, Brazil. ...

Why Rush To Join Europe?

On June 27 the EU signed an Association Agreement with three post-Soviet states: Ukraine, Moldova, and Georgia. Traditionally, the EU uses Association ...

South Stream Swims Against the Current

The South Stream project is a very topical issue, as it determines Europe′s prospects for energy security. Not so long ago, the project was subje...

The New Capital of Terrorism

Two and a half years ago, when the last coalition forces left Iraq, U.S. President Barack Obama said that Americans were "leaving behind a sovereign, s...

The Cost of Corruption

Corruption everywhere inhibits economic growth and hinders the development of the private sector. Research conducted by the World Economic Forum (WEF) ...

Taiwan: Challenges and Opportunities

A strong economy is particularly important for Taiwan, as its political autonomy is heavily dependent on economic stability. Taiwan’s Directorate...

Canadian oil ambitions

Ever since the shale gas revolution in the US that has received its recognition in the second half of 2000s, the majority of global energy experts have...