East and West

A Spanish Exit From the Euro?

Spain's alternatives are to grind down nominal wages over years, or exit the Euro. Which would you choose?

China's Rise: The New Corruption

The Chinese government is sophisticated and successful. So why does it have so much trouble earning trust?

China Invests in Europe and North America

For years, China's interest was in importing capital and technology. Now that flow is reversing, as a matter of interest.

China: "Happy with Crappy" and Avoiding the Middle Income Trap

Can China avoid the middle income trap? Hint: "Happy with crappy" won't work in high-value industry.

3 Signs China May Be Ready to Innovate

Is China changing from the low-value-added economic model of being the world's workshop to a higher-value-added economic model? Yes, but...

Here Comes China, Inc.

How do macroeconomics and currency policies explain China's increased appetite for outbound investment?

Global Business Speaks English

"Adopting a global language policy is not easy, and companies invariably stumble along the way...[n]ational pride can get in the way. But to survive and thrive..."