Topic : Geopolitics

  • china_lanterns Forum Article

    Why China and the US should work together

    The biggest economic news of the year came almost without notice: China has overtaken the United States… more

  • England and Scotland stickers are seen as shoppers queue in a sweet shop in Berwick Upon Tweed in Northumberland Forum Article

    Should Scotland be given full income tax powers?

    The Centre for Macroeconomics (CFM) – an ESRC-funded research centre including the University of… more

  • Residents fish with nets on the banks of the Hai River in Tianjin's Binhai New Area, where the government is building its Yujiapu financial center Forum Article

    The future of China’s public sector

    Chinese President Xi Jinping’s massive anti-corruption campaign has advanced a number of key… more

  • A man rides an escalator at the Pudong financial district in Shanghai Forum Article

    How China is reshaping global governance

    China – already the world’s largest exporter, manufacturer, and international-reserve-asset holder –… more

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    What caused the Eurozone crisis?

    There is a wide disagreement about the nature and cause of the Eurozone crisis… more

  • g20 Forum Article

    What history can teach us about the G20

    To understand what the G20 is for, and measure its success in Brisbane, requires a sense of the history… more

  • Soldiers guard the Yemeni Parliament building during a board meeting on government’s plan of national reconciliation in Sanaa Forum Article

    How Yemen can boost development

    We have just published the third quarterly report of the Executive Bureau (EB), which is in… more

  • A Businessman is silhouetted as he stands under the Arche de la Defense in the financial district west of Paris Global Agenda Councils Article

    What does the world look for in a good leader?

    For decades, the United States military has prepared its future officers for the chaos of the battlefield… more

  • A security personnel arranges national flags during bilateral meetings at the Great Hall of the People, on the sidelines of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation meetings, in Beijing Forum Article

    What to expect from APEC

    The significance of the upcoming Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit in Beijing consists not so much in… more

  • FILE PHOTO 10NOV89 – West Berlin citizens continue their vigil atop the Berlin Wall in front of the .. Forum Article

    How Eastern Europe was transformed

    What a difference 25 years can make. In 1989, Central and Eastern Europe embarked upon a historic… more

  • A man pushes a shopping chart in Mercator shopping mall in Ljubljana Forum Article

    What makes us expect price rises?

    Expectations about macroeconomic variables play an important role in economic theory and policymaking… more

  • England and Scotland stickers are seen as shoppers queue in a sweet shop in Berwick Upon Tweed in Northumberland Forum Article

    Can Scottish devolution meet its deadlines?

    Lord Smith of Kelvin’s task of steering the commission for more Scottish devolution is set to a timescale that… more

  • Flags of different countries fly from posts on the Uyuni salt lake in southwestern Bolivia Global Agenda Councils Article

    Four ways to change the way we lead

    With each crisis that arises, there is often a temptation to make everything into a Hollywood script: these… more

  • A vacant, boarded up house is seen in the once thriving Brush Park neighborhood with the downtown Detroit skyline behind it in Detroit, Global Agenda Councils Article

    How can America get a grip on inequality?

    In 2013, President Barack Obama branded income inequality as “the defining challenge of our time”… more

  • Brooms placed by members of Rio de Paz non-governmental organization are seen at the national congress as a form of protest in Brasilia Global Agenda Councils Article

    Latin America’s challenges for 2015

    Corruption has long been regarded as a significant problem for Latin America – perhaps the most… more

  • The Scottish Saltire flag and the British Union flag are seen outside a shop in the centre of Edinburgh Global Agenda Councils Article

    How Scotland showed nationalism is not the only way

    Jean Crétien, Prime Minister of Canada at the time of its divisive referendum on separation with Québec… more

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    The future of the nation state

    This is a tricky time to be a state, and an even trickier time to be a citizen. The nation-state, the… more

  • A member of the European Parliament votes during a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg Global Agenda Councils Article

    What’s gone wrong with democracy?

    Since the global economy crashed in 2008, there has been an erosion of trust in political institutions and… more