Articles / Rubric: Global

July - August 2013 | Global
Discussing the Future of the CIS at Yalta
Pavel Nefidov, the Director General of the Financial and Banking Council of the Commonwealth of Independent States, answered questions from World Economic Journal on the eve of the 4th International Investment Forum of CIS Member-States, “Yalta Business Meetings.&...

July - August 2013 | Global
Stability Is a Sign of Class
The U.S., Germany, and South Korea can boast the most stable companies in terms of business development. Maybe these countries will attract the most investment in the near future.

July - August 2013 | Global
Island of Liberty v 2.0
In a few years, a new generation of Cuban communists will come to power in one of the last outposts of socialism.

May 2013 | Global
Old World Ballast
World economic activity is increasing, but the crisis in the eurozone is in no hurry to end and is inhibiting full economic recovery, says the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Consumer demand remains low, which reduces real economic activity and pu...

May 2013 | Global
Leaders Havent Earned Trust
2013 will pass through a crisis of trust in leadership. The annual global study done by Edelman Trust Barometer shows that just one in five respondents believes that a government or business leader will tell the truth in a difficult situation. Yet confidence in business...

May 2013 | Global
Return to the Blue House
Traditionally patriarchal and dominated by men across all spheres of life, Asian society is gradually changing. A telling example of this is Park Geun-hye, the first female President of South Korea.

May 2013 | Global
Translated from the French
The largest infrastructure project currently under construction in the Russia capital is Bolshaya Moskva (Grand Moscow), which has some similarities to the Parisian plan to expand that megalopolis. The World Economic Journal compared the two projects and found that the ...

May 2013 | Global
GDP Doesnt Bring Happiness
It is widely believed that the higher a state’s economic performance, the more satisfied its citizens are with their lives. Indeed, the quickest growth in personal income is happening in countries where the GDP is growing. Yet recent studies show that there is no ...

April 2013 | Global
An Italian Marriage
The painful austerity measures adopted by outgoing Prime Minister Mario Monti’s cabinet are only the beginning of a long and difficult road Italy must travel. The new government is expected to continue the structural reforms initiated by the predecessor which will...

April 2013 | Global
Africa Is Catching Up
2013 promises to be a turning point for countries in sub-Saharan Africa. The financial markets in this region are still considered frontier markets, characterized by high risk and low returns, but the situation is gradually changing. Thanks to high economic growth, the ...

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