Hardship in Brazil, South Africa strengthens China’s BRICS lead

This weekend, China will be hosting the annual BRICS summit – a meeting of leaders from five developing nations including Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. Lourdes Casanova, academic director of Cornell University’s Emerging Markets Institute, says that political and economic instability in Brazil and South Africa has solidified China’s lead position at the […]

Cornell experts offer preview of International Monetary Fund and World Bank Meeting

Robert Hockett, professor of financial and monetary law at Cornell University Law School, says the long-lasting crisis in the Eurozone, as well as more recent signs of trouble in the Chinese and American economies should be high on the agenda. Bio: http://www.lawschool.cornell.edu/faculty/bio_robert_hockett.cfm   Hockett says:   “This week’s annual Autumn Meeting of the IMF and World Bank […]