Sweden is the top country to invest in

  After two decades of economic transformation, Sweden is top of Forbes’s 2016 list of countries that are the most inviting for capital investment Undoubtedly this is great news for Sweden, a country that is definitely punching above its economic weight. Though Swedish global business success goes back much further. Volvo, Electrolux, Ericsson and H&M … Read more

Ooh la la! France set for $1.3 billion business bonanza from football fiesta

  Struggling French economy set for huge boost from biggest-ever European international soccer championships The biggest ever European Championships arrive in France in a week’s time. Some 24 countries from around Europe arrive in L’Hexagone for the soccer tournament – the biggest sporting event in the world after the Olympics and soccer’s World Cup. And … Read more

‘Saudi Arabia could face homegrown Arab spring’

  Oil giant faces trouble as barrel price plunges, warns Dialogue expert columnist Karina Robinson The fall in oil revenues leaves Saudi Arabia facing its own Arab spring. That is the view of Karina Robinson, Dialogue expert columnist and chief executive of Robinson Hambro. “Saudi Arabia could well face its own Arab spring within the … Read more

China builds its new Silk Road

China’s vast new infrastructure project has the power to connect the world, says Parag Khanna, global strategist, leading author, and senior research fellow in the Centre on Asia and Globalization at the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore What is One Belt, One Road? Obor is all about … Read more

World given debt lesson

The Western debt burden is restricting its chances of locking in growth, the global head of economics for Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking UK has warned Offering a masterclass in global economics, Michala Marcussen contrasted a world in which developed countries normally support developing nations with the reemergence of China. China had until recently … Read more

Inside the heads of US financial chiefs

  A recent survey reveals widespread optimism about the performance of the world’s biggest economy. But cooperation within companies is key to exploiting the buoyant trading conditions, writes Greg Wood [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”http://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/pdf_book_q2_2016_mid_res/54″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] Optimism is not enough. Chief financial officers (CFOs) in the US are very confident that … Read more

News nation: Europe’s new frontline

Hungary is a nation on the edge. The Syrian migrant crisis is changing the geography of the old continent. Hungary, inside the EU and Schengen Area, is constructing a tall fence along its border with Serbia, which lies outside both zones [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”http://issuu.com/revistabibliodiversidad/docs/dialogue_10_q1_2016_full_book/78″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button]

Economists find too many problems and too few answers

  Analysts must offer practical advice and encourage citizens to make quality their personal responsibility, writes Subir Chowdhury Global economists with an interest in the development of nations are fond of telling us what’s going wrong. Many are equally keen to tell us what is going right. This is fine as far as it goes: analysis of quality is important in … Read more