Tag Archives: business

The Harsh Realism of Adam Smith

Adam Smith was no blind worshipper of the market economy. He pointed to many of the deformations of human behavior that we still deplore today.

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India’s Winter of Discontent

India’s improvement in The Ease of Doing Business index is the first tangible proof of Modi’s election promise of “maximum governance, minimum government.”

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Trump’s Playing Loose with the Law: A Global Perspective

Trump might seem pro-business, but he could do great harm to U.S. corporations and their worldwide interests.

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Seizing Opportunity in Myanmar

A father and son leap to fill a needed role in the emerging market of Myanmar.

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Enterprise in Kenya: Small Business is a Big Dream

Moses has forged a truly successful small businesses in Kenya but his story is a rare one.

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Beyond the Alibaba Hype: China’s Risky Business

Why buyers should be wary of Alibaba’s eagerly awaited IPO.

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Japan: Where Leaning In Isn’t Enough

Japan has to bring about a change in the national psyche about women and work.

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China’s Numbers Don’t Add Up

Chinese corruption and bureaucracy remain challenges for foreign businesspeople.

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Reflections on Doing Business in India and China

How do the realities of doing business in India and China reflect on those countries’ abilities to cultivate talent and new technologies?

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Pope Benedict on Globalization

What did Pope Benedict view as the responsibilities of the world’s rich countries to the poor?

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