Communication Breakdown

by Refayat Mosaowir Haque The CCP (Chinese Communist Party) and the PBoC (People’s Bank of China), the country’s central bank, recently admitted the existence of a serious gap in their communications strategy. Sadly, the fundamental opacity of the CCP makes this an insurmountable challenge. Exacerbating this issue further is the fact the PBoC is de […]

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Article of the Day: New World of Work: Outsiders battle in France’s dual jobs market

New World of Work: Outsiders battle in France’s dual jobs market   France has a job problem. The difficulty is, the problem doesn’t stem from a lack of demand for jobs (nor indeed a lack of supply) but rather a rigid, inflexible labor market that deters potential employers from hiring the people they need. I […]

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The Crisis that Never Was

The first government of Prime Minister Manuel Valls lasted a total of 147 days, making it the shortest government not interrupted by a parliamentary election in the history of the Fifth Republic. Political crises in France are a dime a dozen these days.  Just yesterday, former Economy Minister and current IMF Director Christine Lagarde was […]

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