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Dolls’ clothes and E-readers: What does it all mean?

Two things happened recently that made me think about convenience, competition and change, and where electronic markets are taking us. First: I got an e-reader, specifically, a Kindle. Second: We bought clothes for a doll. BOOK-LOVERS AND E-READERS At first, … Continue reading

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India's Prosperity

The UK based Legatum Institute conducts an annual prosperity survey of 104 countries, India and China among them. It measures prosperity not just as wealth, but includes factors such as health, safety, democracy, and social capital – the confidence in … Continue reading

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China and India: The Megamarkets

Neither China nor India are easy to enter or operate in. Yet, global rebalancing may force companies to plunge in anyway, ready or not. It’s a tough decision. I’ve been working on an IMA Asia paper on these two hot-spots … Continue reading

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America on the Star System

While the market melts down, I’ve been mulling over the underlying economic philosophy. I’ve come to the conclusion that America’s on the star system. One of the reason Hollywood’s a place of dreams is that a star can come from … Continue reading

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