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Globalization and the challenges of our youth
... and Development (OECD), the word
was never used, for the simple reason that the global economy was not yet globalized. It was divided into three distinct groups -- advanced, communist ...
Globalization, the word
... for the Harvard Business Review entitled “The
of Markets”? We will never really know who invented the word “
”. The word could have rolled off anyone’s lips. It is a word ...
Globalization, development and culture
was created in the West. Earlier periods include the age of discovery and then the
through colonisation in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Modern
kicked off ...
Japan in the Asian Century
... IT, bio-technology, and finance. Japan must advance in order to grow, and the best way to advance is to invent and create new ideas that can be exported to the rest of the world.
is crucial ...
Asia's low quality jobs
... of low-skilled labor, wages and job quality have been kept relatively low, and the enterprises leading these new manufacturing activities have been able to make large profits.
has added ...
Asia's rising inequality
... manufacturing. But China is the Asian country which has experienced the greatest increase in inequality. The evidence shows that the main drivers of Asia's rapid growth -- technological change,
2012 Conference of Montreal
... highlights online at www.mr
.com. The 2012 edition of the Conference of Montreal will tackle key global challenges like the economic and financial crisis, the accessibility innovations ...
Beware of Asian Century Hype
... Best, John West Editor-in-Chief www.mr
Japanese business -- from old to new Japan
... make profits which come back to head office -- like when Toyota produces a car in Kentucky, or when Bridgestone makes a tire in Thailand to sell it in India. Japan has in fact been a leader in the
Why did Japan stop growing?
... markets in the US and elsewhere. Again, like China, a fixed and under-valued exchange rate helped gave Japan a competitive edge. But financial
and the collapse of the fixed exchange rate ...
Asia's uneven development
... by developed countries to be good development partners. The concern at the time was that, while
was a very positive force, too many people in developing countries were being bypassed by ...
Human security in Asia
... needless to say, with
, the security of one person may also depend on the actions of others in other countries. Let's have a quick look at some human security issues as they apply to Asia ...
Youth and development in Asia
and the urban/manufacturing job market. They have been exposed to a wider range of ideas than earlier generations. The pace of change will continue to be rapid and this will create new ...
Gender equality and development
... cross generations. The problem of the missing women of Asia can only be solved by great efforts to change attitudes regarding the role of women. Can
itself reduce any of the gender gaps? ...
Aborigines' first contact with modernity
's greatest drama comes from the contact between traditional, indigenous societies and "modernity" or the West. In his brilliant book, "The First Frontier: the occupation of the Sydney ...
Central Asia Update
... dramatic economic improvements attained by East Asia in the last 3 decades. Central Asia did not succeed as much. Why? Are there
winners and losers? It is very challenging task to make ...
Can we really innovate out of crisis?
(Panorama/Change and innovation)
In a recent article (see http://www.mr
.com/change-and-innovation/innovating-out-of-crisis ), we argued that America has a capacity for generating an entrepreneurship- and innovation- driven ...
China's elites and development
... their societies.
is having diverse impacts on elites. International trade and investment usually benefit business and government elites more than poor people. But
also constrains ...
Inequality just keeps on rising
Many still question the motivations of the "Occupy Wall Street" movement. These people should read the recent OECD publication "Divided We Stand: Why Inequality Keeps Rising" (see: www.oecd.org/els/social/inequality) ...
OECD and Asia
How does a Cold War organization respond to the end of the Cold War? Does it try to hang on to its Cold War identity? Or does it embrace the "age of
", which the end of the Cold War ushered in? ...