Yang Guifei, one of the Four Beauties of ancient China and beloved consort of Emperor Xuanzong of Tang, mounting a horse.
Artist: Qian Xuan (1235–1305 AD).



Thousands of Hindu Gods – Made in China

JULY 7, 2017

Globalization Continues – And Multinationals Play by Rules Set by Other Nations (Despite What Trump Says)

MARCH 2017

What’s at Stake in China-US Relations? An Estimate of Jobs and Money Involved in the Bilateral Economic Tie

Four Salient Facts about the Chinese Yuan 


What’s at Stake in China-US Relations? Job and Money Calculations Under Various (Trumpian) Scenarios [Updated March 10, 2017]

 2016 Posts on Banner


The G20 Summit in China: An Annual “Talking Shop”? Or a Potential Bedrock of Global Civilization?

MAY 2016

Update: Is China a “currency manipulator”? Donald Trump says so

Tax Avoidance by Multinational Companies: Methods, Policies, and Ethics


What’s Driving the Chinese and World Stock Markets? Frugality and Risk-Taking in Chinese Culture Make for a Heady Mix

2014-2015 Posts on Banner

All 2014 & 2015 Posts Are in the GlobalBusiness2 Archive – Click the Titles to Be Automatically Redirected

Short Horizontal Line


IMF Elevates Yuan to Elite Currency Status: So what?


Is China a “currency manipulator”? Donald Trump says so


Chinese Cyber-Espionage on US Companies: The Asymmetry in the Analogy of the “Pot Calling the Kettle Black”

Capital Outflows from China and the Hidden Story in China’s FDI Statistics


Is China set to become the world’s largest economy in 2015?

JUNE 2014

What Drives Narendra Modi? – Swami Vivekananda and Hsuan Tsang

MAY 2014

Whither the Chinese Yuan? Is the RMB Still Undervalued?

APRIL 2014

The US—One of the World’s Most Competitive Manufacturing Locations?

Multinationals Based in Emerging Markets: The Sources of Their Competitive Advantage


“‘Punching above their weight’: The sources of competitive advantage for emerging market multinationals.” International Journal of Emerging Markets, Vol. 8 No. 4, 2013 (pp. 304–328). (This article was named IJOEM’s “Outstanding Paper 2014” by Emerald Group Publishing.)



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