Topic : Governance

  • 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

  • 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 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

  • 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

  • SUPPORTERS OF TAIWAN PRESIDENT CHEN SHUI-BIAN JOIN HANDS ON THE ISLAND OF HO PING. Global Agenda Councils Article

    2015: the year geopolitics bites back?

    In the years following the Cold War, the prevailing view was that the world had moved towards a… more

  • g20 Forum Article

    What will success look like at the G20?

    Suppose that on the evening of November 16, the G20 leaders release a 25-page communique with… more

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

    Should the UK’s devolution process slow down?

    The group charged with delivering more devolution to Scotland is to draw up the most significant… more

  • Indiatacklefoodwaste Forum Article

    How to help reduce inequality

    In a recent blog post, Oxfam International Executive Director Winnie Byanyima highlights a critical… more

  • Member of the European Parliament Ronzulli takes part with her daughter Vittoria in a voting session at the European Parliament in Strasbourg Forum Article

    Where are the women in the corridors of power?

    Forty-nine years ago, Mary Poppins won five Oscars. Singapore, the Maldives and Gambia became… more

  • The United Nations headquarters building is pictured though a window with the UN logo in the foreground in the Manhattan borough of New York Forum Article

    How can the Security Council remain credible?

    The United Nations Security Council’s membership will be reconstituted in 2015, but it will not look very… more