My Republica

Jim O’Neill



Pay-or-play capitalism

February 14, 2018 00:21 AM

All companies need to embrace the principle of enlightened self-interest, and recognize that a healthy society is better for their own business in the long run.

China’s irresistible rise

February 4, 2018 00:59 AM

British trade negotiators should take note: after Brexit, the Chinese market will be more important to the UK economy than ever.

Antimicrobial resistance

January 29, 2018 00:30 AM

Policymakers and business leaders will pay attention to how their generic drug producers score so that they can make improvements.

Good times at last?

January 15, 2018 00:19 AM

My experience suggests that economic situation is not quite as straightforward

CCP: What’s at stake?

October 23, 2017 06:50 AM

LONDON: This month, international media are understandably focused on the Chinese Communist Party’s 19th National Congress, a carefully choreographed event that will reveal who’s “in” and who’s “out” with Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Swiss lessons

September 17, 2017 00:21 AM

LONDON: I recently took a trip to Switzerland—a remarkable country that I have been fortunate to visit many times over the past 40 years. In addition to having a good time, I found a Swiss perspective useful to reflect on the state of the world and its economic vitality.

Against antibiotics

July 16, 2017 00:30 AM

To win the war against antimicrobial resistance, we must stop doling out antibiotics like sweets.

Halting UK’s slide

June 18, 2017 00:30 AM

Maybe it is not the politicians alone who are mad in Britain. Perhaps many voters are too.

Taking growth seriously

May 18, 2017 00:15 AM

Contrary to popular belief, world growth hasn’t been especially disappointing so far this decade

Trade truths

March 9, 2017 00:25 AM

If trends from last 10-15 years continue, China could soon supplant  Canada and Mexico as America’s most important export market

Global economy’s surprising resilience

February 8, 2017 00:35 AM

Barring the worst-case scenario under Trump, it is possible that the slowdown in global trade in recent years will turn out to be a temporary phenomenon

In defense of globalization

January 19, 2017 00:15 AM

Economic inequality among countries has declined sharply in past 20 years, partly due to China’s rise

Building up BRICS

October 6, 2016 00:15 AM

The biggest success story remains China, which, despite its recent slowdown, has far exceeded expectations