Thomas Helbling, head of the World Economic Outlook department at the International Monetary Fund

Marc Uzan, Executive Director of the Reinventing Bretton Woods Committee

Sven Alkalaj, Deputy Secretary-General of the UN

Virginia Cram-Martos, Director of Sustainable Land Management and Trade at the UN ECE


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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...

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 Cost of Corruption

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

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. ...

China Enters the Market

Recently there has been more and more talks about the fact that the unprecedented growth of the Chinese economy is slowing down, and soon the country w...

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...

The Abduction of Europe

The global economy is experiencing the most serious test of its strength since the end of World War II. It is obvious that the old system is now gone. ...