Feb 25, 2014

Olympic fanfare can't hide Russia's ills

by Jan Winiecki

Behind the swagger after the Winter Olympics lie serious doubts about Russia's future. Long-term price trends for the mineral resources upon which the economy depends, together with Russia's history, suggest that President Vladimir Putin's luck may well be about to run out.

Nov 18, 2011

A trade link in South Asia

Pakistan has decided to extend “most-favored nation” (MFN) trade status to India. This move has been a long time coming, and offers both countries significant benefits. The most compelling among them, however, is not economic: MFN is as much a confidence-building measure that can ...