Jeffrey D. Sachs argues that the mono-causal analysis of the book, 'Why Nations Fail,’ – that economic development hinges on a country’s political institutions – ignores important factors (such as geography) that can also affect growth.
China Briefing republished Gateway House's Spike Nowak's feature on technology transfer in China. He explains how the economic heft and favourable policies of the Chinese government have aided the transfer of foreign technology to Chinese state-owned enterprises.
Financial Times published Gateway House's Akshay Mathur's piece on the policy paralysis revolving around the coal scam. He argues that currently, a stronger leadership is needed to push hard reforms related to mining, land and labour.
Americas Quarterly published Gateway House's Hari Seshasayee's article on the India-CELAC relations. He examines whether given the increased political will from both sides, can CELAC be the driver for India-Latin America relations or will bilateral ties maintain the status quo?
While carbon capture fitted coal plants are opening all over the world, the global demand for cheap energy is climbing. The initial investment for carbon capture technologies, though, is high, and green technologies are struggling to have an impact on pollution levels.
Pakistan was created as a haven for the Muslims of British India. Rocked by catastrophe after catastrophe, today, it is a state teetering on the brink of collapse
Asia is without a doubt the world's most dynamic, fastest growing, enterprising continent. This report explores Asia's economic, cultural and diplomatic framework and determines what place the United States should hold in this set-up