The Risks Of Complacency About The Global Economy

Last year marked a turning point in the global economy. For the first time since the 2008-2009 financial crisis, the global economy was on a synchronous upswing, and its prospects over the short to medium term look equally promising.

Please welcome CSR 2.0

I address this especially to business executives, but as citizens of their societies and neighbors in their communities.

Globalization at a city level

Pankaj Ghemawat provides insights about how theories about globalization can be translated from a country level to a city level. Indicators such as import-export, ethnicity or connectivity statistics can provide information which helps us understand how cities are connected with the rest of the world.

Latin America in a VUCA world

The lives of those living in Latin American have evolved dramatically over the last couple of decades. From a starting point of centralised economies led by left-wing dictators, most societies have ended up embracing political and economic freedom.

Is globalization in decline?

The idea of more open, global trade has been sold as necessary for economic success. Yet today we hear calls to “build a wall” and to break up trading partnerships. Turns out we’ve seen the pendulum swing between free trade and protectionism many times before.

In Memoriam: Sir Jayantilal Chande

At age 88 our fellow Sir Jayantilal Chande, a prominent industrialist and philanthropist, passed away in April in the Kenyan capital of Nairobi.