Alan Mader, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the CFA Institute, and Nitin Mehta, Managing Director of the CFA Institute for EMEA

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

Jay Nibbe, head of Ernst & Young in the EMEIA region

Supachai Panitchpakdi, Secretary-General of the UN Conference on Trade and Development


A Trap on the Island of Freedom

In November 2011, the Cuban government legalized the real estate business in addition to passing other economic reforms. From this point in time, resid...

Payment Independence

A law will take effect this summer that establishes a national payment system (NPS) in Russia, which is supposed to become, in the near future, an alte...

Women′s Issues

Not so long ago, the world said goodbye to the great Colombian writer and winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature Gabriel García Márquez....

From Europe to Asia: Russias energy future

On the future of EU-Russia energy relations WEJ spoke with Jack D. Sharples, expert on the EU-Russia energy relations and a lecturer at the European Un...

BRICS Maintain Interest

By the end of 2013, the BRICS countries received more than 20% of total FDI globally; twice as much as in pre-crisis years. This group of countries has...

World Organization of Creditors New Edition

The new book “Russia and the World on the Way to Sustainable Economic Growth” was released recently by the World Organization of Creditors....

Poles of Attraction

Russia’s and China’s gas agreement has already been called “the top three-decade deal.” Its scale is quite impressive – i...

U.S. Sets Its Sights on Asia

Over the past decade, the Asian-Pacific Region (APR) has shown impressive rates of economic growth and has had some success in reducing poverty. Yet ma...

The Ghost of Chávez Haunts Maduro

After a brief truce on the streets of Caracas and other large cities, Venezuela is once again facing clashes between supporters and opponents of Venezu...