My Republica

Jim O’Neill



Why the G7 is a zero

June 17, 2018 00:30 AM

It has now been 17 years, and the G7 is still serving little other purpose than to keep its member states’ civil servants busy

What universities can do

May 21, 2018 00:30 AM

British universities should find more ways to contribute to UK’s economy, so that it can continue to compete with other advanced economies after Brexit

“Next Eleven” and World Economy

April 23, 2018 01:30 AM

The N-11 never acquired the cachet of the BRIC acronym, having a significant impact on the world economy in future

Missing the forest for Xi

March 18, 2018 00:30 AM

China has lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty without adhering to Western approach

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