Economy

The Pearl River Delta: a region of copycats or a center of innovation?

Article
Lennart Menger
14/01/2019
18 minutes to read

The Pearl River Delta, an economic miracle that is still struggling with a negative 'copycat' imago. Lennart Menger, a student from Tilburg University, argues to what extent the region has managed it to transform into a center of innovation.

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Black Panther, Economic Development, and Ancient Greece

Article
Donni Wang
07/06/2018
9 minutes to read

The core debate in the movie Black Panther revolves around the question of how a community should interact with the outside world. This, according to Donni Wang (Shanghai University) is where the lessons of ancient Greece kick in.

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In Broad Daylight

Article
David Antonie Hollanders
01/02/2017
12 minutes to read

Does Hollywood help us understand what caused the financial crisis? In this article David Hollanders analyzes four Hollywood blockbusters dealing with the Great Financial Crisis. 

Beyond ISDS

Article
Jan Blommaert
22/11/2018
3 minutes to read

The crisis of the ISDS system can lead to something better: a real international economic court of justice