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7 June 2013

Why India is Winning the Entrepreneurial Battle with China

While India may be lagging behind China in its infrastructure development, it has inherited a worker demographic dividend. With most of the Chinese business being state owned, will India be the destination to look for new entrepreneurial talent?

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26 March 2013

The Emergence of Vietnam and India as China Alternatives

As China’s working population ages and becomes more expensive, locations such as Vietnam and India become competitive manufacturing alternatives for export driven businesses. What are the various factors to be considered by foreign investors while investing in India and Vietnam?

The Problem With the Pivot Courtesy: Foreign Affairs
30 November 2012

The Problem With the Pivot

The Obama administration plans to restrain Chinese belligerence by reinforcing U.S. military and diplomatic links to the Asia-Pacific. However, in order to avoid further Chinese resistance to its policies, the U.S. must look for possible avenues of cooperation with the country.

Broken BRICs Courtesy: Foreign Affairs
30 October 2012

Broken BRICs

There’s been much talk about the “the rise of the rest,” with Brazil, Russia, India, and China leading the charge. However, few countries can sustain unusually fast growth for a decade, and even fewer, for more than that. As the boom years begin to end, the international order won’t change as much as expected.

The Economic Costs of China’s Anti-Japanese Sentiment Courtesy: Th3r0/Flickr
22 September 2012

The Economic Costs of China’s Anti-Japanese Sentiment

The Japanese purchase of the Diaoyu Islands is bound to have a negative impact on China-Japan relations. If these tensions in the East China Sea persist, regional business ties and especially China-Japan economies ties - a whopping $345 billion in two-way trade - will take a hit.