May 10, 2018Southeast Asia
Part 1 Earlier this week, the opposition coalition in Malaysia pulled off a dramatic upset, ending the ruling coalition’s grip on political power, which has lasted since Malaysia’s independence fr…
May 9, 2018Women and Economic Growth
Since becoming the World Bank Group General Counsel, Sandie Okoro has supported the World Bank’s initiative to address gender-based violence as part and parcel of economic development.
May 8, 2018China
China's current account surplus is almost certainly about $100 billion larger than officially reported, and the falling current account surplus masks a persistent manufacturing surplus.
May 3, 2018China
A short review of the March U.S. trade data and a lot of speculation about the arc of the Sino-American economic relationship in light of the non-negotiability of Made in China 2025.
May 2, 2018China
The United States must do all it can to prevent foreign powers like China from stealing sensitive technologies, but imposing overly broad restrictions could take a heavy toll on innovation.
April 24, 2018Iran
Geopolitical risk is always a major feature of global oil and gas markets, but the interplay of wars without end, powerful non-state actors, and the proliferation of new weapons technologies across t…
April 18, 2018Technology and Innovation
The quantum race is on, and the stakes are high. The winner will gain a military and intelligence edge, as well as a first mover advantage in what is guaranteed to be a massive industry for decades t…