By coming up with a way to lend poor people as little as $30 to start businesses, he reduced poverty so much that he won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2006.
Economic globalization, together with a rebalancing of power between the world’s north and south, has made developing countries, and many companies within them, key global economic actors.
From an early age, my father, a doctor, inspired me to pursue medicine and politics. At just seven years old, I joined the Norwegian Labour Movement as part of its children's program and have been a member ever since.
nterviewed at press-conference at the BNP Paribas Katowice Open, Toni Nadal, uncle and coach of Rafa Nadal, talked about his relationship with his nephew.
Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz has some choice words for anyone who thinks the only way to improve the economy is to tighten the country's belt. Among them: You're wrong.
The founder of the Grameen Bank, awarded with the USA Congressional Gold Medal in recognition of his efforts to combat global poverty, and best known for his work pioneering and spreading microfinance is interviewed by The New York Times.
Companies need to realise that such crises are about more than simply minimising legal liabilities.
The President of Ireland (1990-1997) and UN High Commissioner (1997-2002), is interviewed by The New York Times about her memoirs and her new post as UN envoy for Africa’s Great Lakes region.
A dictator’s death throes are a form of theater, featuring ecstatic masses, would-be successors fighting for political survival, and, behind the scenes, the dictator’s coterie locked in efforts to extend his life until they can secure their privileges.
Mary Robinson became the first female president of Ireland in 1990 but refused to be a figurehead like her predecessors. Lacking formal power, she used the “moral authority” of her office to rally public opinion.
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Inside India Best Known Company: The Strategy Series with Nirmalya Kumar from the London Business School.
The macroeconomic expert and strategist, and author of The Economics of Good & Evil, talks in this video about the economic structure in our cultures.