Yearly Archives: 2015

Anuj Puri: Can the Indian tortoise overtake the Chinese hare?

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Anuj-Puri-JLL-96In May 2013, India was counted as one of the ‘Fragile 5’ nations. Today, just 20 months later we are numbered within the best emerging economies. In fact, Prof. Nouriel Roubini of Stern School of Business (NYU) who foretold the global financial crisis, now predicts that the Indian tortoise will overtake the Chinese hare over the next decade. The reasons for this… Read More

Herman Bulls: Selfie with a Princess

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Herman Bulls (image)The social activities at Davos are typical of business conferences: sponsoring organizations hold cocktail parties and dinners for guests.The hosts range from corporations and non-governmental organizations to colleges and universities. Typically held in the evening, the events start immediately after the major sessions end each day, when the streets have a feeling of Mardi Gras, with lots of people, snow-covered… Read More

Jon Zehner: Many interesting discussions

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Jon-Zehner-JLL-96Friday was another interesting day with perspectives on many issues of importance.

We saw a powerful speech from U. S. Secretary of State John Kerry on the importance of everyone coming together to forcefully combat terrorism, starting with ISIS (consistently called DASH at Davos). He used World War II as an example of the focus and determination that the world would likely require… Read More