- Valid Solutions for Malnutrition
Health and nutrition pioneer Steve Collins is building a social enterprise to battle severe acute malnutrition with ready-to-use therapeutic foods grown and manufactured in the developing world.
- A Close Relationship Requires Compromise
The most important accomplishment of President Obama's trip to Japan would be to reassure Prime Minister Hatoyama that the tensions around Marine Corps Air Station Futenma will not interfere with the overall bilateral relationship.
- Deterrence Beats Diplomacy on North Korea
There are enormous limits as to what Japan, South Korea, and the United States could do about North Korea even if China agreed to follow their diplomatic lead. Stronger sanctions may indeed bring down the Kim Jong Il regime, but that is the outcome everyone really wishes to avoid.
- Remittances Are No Free Lunch
Remittances from migrants and foreign workers have skyrocketed in recent years as technological advances have made it easier to wire mom and dad a few bucks. While a lot of money is changing hands, it's unclear whether the effect of remittances in the recipient country is a net positive or negative.
- Devin Stewart Interviews Ian Bremmer
"The J Curve is the nonlinear relationship between openness and stability," says Ian Bremmer, and it is important to recognise that a sudden increase of openness in closed societies such as North Korea and Cuba can lead to instability in the short-term.
- Howard Pack
Howard Pack has been a professor of economics and professor of business and public policy at the Wharton School since 1986, and professor of management there since 1995.
- Robert Dujarric
Robert Dujarric is director, Institute of Contemporary Japanese Studies at Temple University Japan Campus in Tokyo.