The front line of environmental violence

Environmental defenders on the front line of natural resource conflict are being killed at an alarming rate, according to a University of Queensland study.

Coronavirus could hobble Chinese economy at a precarious moment

This week, as the danger of the coronavirus outbreak in China became apparent, airlines suspended flights to the Chinese mainland and multinational companies shut down their activities there. We asked Stephen Roach, a senior ...

Rethink environmental regulations in Africa, study urges

Conflict over resource extraction is rampant in sub-Saharan Africa, with small-scale miners violently pitted against multinational mining corporations—and the state security forces that protect them—for access. Attempts ...

Management study examines fine line between lobbying, bribery

In the field of international business research, lobbying is considered a legitimate and legal political action conducted in a developed economy. Bribery, on the other hand, is seen as an outright corrupt practice in an emerging ...

Having employees overseas helps companies reap US tax benefits

A recent study finds U.S. companies that have a substantial number of employees in foreign jurisdictions with lower tax rates are more likely than their peers to "artificially" locate earnings in those jurisdictions—and ...

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