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Note: 2014 & 2015 posts are in the  GlobalBusiness2 archive—just click the links to be automatically redirected.

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SEPTEMBER 2016

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

A version of this article was also published on The Conversation as How the G20 can ensure the marvelous gains from globalization aren’t lost.

JUNE 2016

Globalization’s Angst and the Brexit Vote

A version of this post also appeared as a featured article at  YaleGlobal on June 28, 2016.

MAY 2016

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

This article is a 2016 update of a post published on November 16, 2015. It has also been published on  The Conversation as “Does China manipulate its currency as Donald Trump claims?” on June 13, 2016. Subsequently, it was also picked up by  USNews.com on June 22, 2016, as “Does China Manipulate its Currency Like Donald Trump Says? Countries have multiple ways to ‘manage’ their currencies to some degree.”

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

A version of this article was also published in AIB Insights, Vol. 16, No. 2 (2016), and in the inaugural issue of the Rutgers Business Review, Vol. 1, No. 1 (2016). 

JANUARY 2016

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

A version of this post was also published as  “Frugality and risk-taking in Chinese culture make for heady mix – and gyrations for global markets” by  YaleGlobal Online, January 21, 2016, and as  “China’s wildly swinging market: Don’t worry, it’s just novice investors playing with a lot of savings” in the Times of India Blog, January 23, 2016..

SEPTEMBER 2015

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

A version of this post was published as  “The Chinese prefer investing overseas; dummy companies may ease transfers and devalue renminbi” by  YaleGlobal Online, September 10, 2015; it was the number-one story in a Google search for “China FDI” that day and is also available as a  podcast.

AUGUST 2015

I was interviewed on  CBS News MoneyWatch twice following my interview in July 2015:

Aug 30, 2015 “We are not fortress America,” said Farok Contractor, professor of management and global business at Rutgers University. “But the U.S. looks …
Aug 23, 2015 Over the last two years, Chinese outward foreign direct investment has exceeded $100 billion annually, Farok Contractor, a professor of …
Jul 13, 2015 … the Revolution of 1979″ when the American embassy staff was taken as hostages, said Farok Contractor of Rutgers Business School Newark.

JULY 2015

What the Iran Nuclear Deal Means for American Business received additional media attention:

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