• Featured and Exclusive & Opinion  |  JULY 3, 2015 5:00 PM

    When CEOs are accidentally overpaid

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    Why are chief executive officers (CEOs) paid so much? Although skyrocketing CEO pay is not a substantial factor behind the increase in income inequality, it is certainly startling. The average US CEO now makes about 350 times what the average …

  • Opinion  |  JULY 3, 2015 4:53 PM

    Has the gov’t lost control of Bernas?

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    Three days ago, Ismail Sabri Yaakob urged the public to grow their own vegetables in light of the soaring cost of living. While I am all for healthy living in growing our own vegetables, Ismail Sabri’s rationale in urging the …

  • Featured and Exclusive & Opinion  |  JULY 3, 2015 3:30 PM

    Tsipras’ ‘Occupy Greece’ tactics

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    Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ abrupt turnabouts, flashes of anger and sudden outbursts of inflammatory rhetoric appear irrational, causing the serious men and women who represent Greece’s creditors to mistrust him profoundly. Everything falls into place, however, if one accepts that Tsipras …

  • Featured and Exclusive & Opinion  |  JULY 1, 2015 7:00 PM

    The future for emerging markets

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    BERKELEY – Over the past year, the global economic environment changed markedly and in unexpected ways. Energy and commodity prices plunged. Growth in China (which accounts for about 40% of global growth) fell to its lowest rate since 1996, even …

  • Featured and Exclusive & Opinion  |  JULY 1, 2015 4:11 PM

    A new mission for the World Bank

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    WASHINGTON, DC – The Green Revolution is considered one of the great successes in the history of economic development. In the 1960s and 1970s, the creation and adoption of high-yielding cereal varieties transformed the Indian economy and saved billions of …