Articles

November 2013 | Global
An Environmentally Conscious China
If it is indeed a threat to us, the problem of Earth’s overpopulation is a long ways off. But signs of global warning caused by greenhouse gases and the depletion of the ozone layer are being observed now. China is responsible for most of the pollution on a global...

November 2013 | Rating
New Global Business Leaders
The world is changing before our very eyes. Even 15 years ago, it was reasonable to use the word “unipolarity” to talk about the power balance in politics and economics. Benchmarks for success in business were also set by Western companies. The structure of ...

November 2013 | Global
Humanity is already exceeding the Earths renewable capacity
Robert Walker, President of the Population Institute in Washington, D.C., told WEJ in an interview about the repercussions of uncontrolled population growth, how overcrowding will affect macroeconomic indicators, and what needs to be done now to keep the situation from ...

November 2013 | Global
Overpopulation: Myths and Reality
Over the past 54 years, the Earth’s population has more than doubled, and according to a recent UN report, the next 12 years promise a new wave of growth. By 2050, the UN forecasts that there will be 9.6 billion people on the planet, leading to a rapid depletion o...

October 2013 | Investments
Many countries do not have sufficient funds to invest in infrastructure
British economist and Nobel Prize laureate Christopher Antoniou PISSARIDES, the author of works on the theory of economic growth and the causes of unemployment, visited World Economic Journal editor-in-chief  Robert ABDULLIN. Professor Pissarides, what do ...

October 2013 | Companies and Markets
Foreigners Boost Spanish Real Estate
September began with good news for the Spanish economy: For the first time in recent years, Spain attracted enough foreign investment to start growing. Export volumes hit records, imports bottomed out, and foreigners are creating demand for everything, including in the ...

October 2013 | Global
A Country of Unlearned Lessons
Princeton, Harvard, Yale, and Stanford – these are names associated with the best universities in the United States. Universities in this country have long been respected and prestigious, and it wasn’t long ago, back in the 1990s, that no one could imagine t...

October 2013 | Global
Russia Should Rejoin the Muslim Markets
In early October, Kazan hosted KazanSummit 2013,  the 5th International Economic Summit of Russia and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC). On the eve of the event, a World Economic Journal reporter met with Linar Yakupov, Chairman of the forum’s org...

October 2013 | Global
Syrian Energy Conundrum
The U.S. involvement in the Syrian civil war is causing unprecedented geopolitical instability in the Middle East. With the interests of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey, Iran, and Russia at stake, the Syrian catastrophe poses yet another potential hazard to global stability...

October 2013 | Rating
Rating the Most Attractive Countries for Investment and Countries Investing the Most
The global economic recovery is taking longer than expected. Economic instability and political uncertainty in various regions around the globe have led to economic indicators that have been slow to return to pre-crisis levels and the positive trends that emerged over t...


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