Congo’s future is fraught with danger following political move

Nicolas van de Walle, government professor at Cornell University whose research focuses on the political economy of development, with a special focus on Africa, says the fight between incumbent president Joseph Kabila and presidential aspirant, Moise Katumba will continue to threaten civil order in Congo. Bio: http://government.arts.cornell.edu/faculty/vandewalle/ van de Walle says: “Congo’s evolving constitutional crisis […]

Venezuelan economy facing the perfect storm

Lourdes Casanova, academic director of the Emerging Markets Institute at Cornell University’s Johnson School of Business and a member of several taskforces working on Latin America at the World Economic Forum, says Venezuela’s economy is approaching a perfect storm and leaders must be brave enough to find a way out of the crisis. Por favor […]