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GIC Member Perspectives: Havana, Cuba Initiative

January 25, 2019
Barry Shapiro
Barry Shapiro

GIC Member, Barry Shapiro joined GIC's delegation to Havana, Cuba in January, 2019. He recapped the week in text and photos for GIC's latest blog post.

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Italy’s 2019 Budget Worries the EU and Global Markets

October 26, 2018
Paul Horne
JPaul Horne

GIC Board Member, J Paul Horne’s report on the on the implications of the Italian budget battle was published by the Bertelsmann Foundation in cooperation with The European Institute at the University of Maryland.

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The Failure of MacroPrudential Regulation

May 13, 2018
Chris Whalen
Chris Whalen

Chris Whalen, GIC Board Member and Chairman of Whalen Global Advisors LLC, discusses the modesty of economic growth in the United States.

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Frankfurt: Definitely not the Wurst.

February 22, 2018
Jill Fornito
Jill Fornito

Jill shares her first travel blog of 2018 on a special experience in Frankfurt, Germany.

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Future of Money

February 14, 2018
Marc-Olivier Strauss Kahn
Marc-Olivier Strauss Kahn

GIC is delighted to share a recent speech made by Marc-Olivier Strauss-Kahn, Director General and Special Advisor to the Governor of the Banque de France. His remarks on the "Power of Money" were given during a conference at the Banque de France on January 28, 2018.

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Brexit: A Self-Harming Rush to the Gates

February 5, 2018
John Bruton
John Bruton

GIC Speaker and former Prime Minister of Ireland, John Bruton's report on Brexit was published by The Globalist.

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California High on Cannabinoid Wellness

January 10, 2018
David R. Kotok
David R. Kotok

By yearend, 8 states will have recreational Marijuana; 29 will have medical usage. Meanwhile a reversal of established policy gives an “in your face” to the majority of the country. That is the result of the latest gesture by the US Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

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McVean Trading & Investments, LLC Weekly Economic Update: Mexico

October 6, 2017
Michael Drury
Michael Drury

GIC Chairman, Michael Drury, shares his insights from GIC’s recent conference in Mexico City from October 4-6, 2017.

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Charlottesville

August 17, 2017
David R. Kotok
David R. Kotok

This commentary was co-authored by Philippa Dunne (The Liscio Report) and David Kotok (Cumberland Advisors). It reflects their personal views. A saga unfolds. First, snippets of online news, followed by TV images and “breaking news” reports. “Another one,” she thinks. “Ugh!” he exclaims, “madness! Why? What is the matter with these people?” Two thousand miles […]

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Brexit Accelerates Business Exodus

August 15, 2017
Paul Horne
JPaul Horne

Banks, insurers, businesses and European Union (EU) agencies based in the UK are accelerating their moves to assure full access in the EU, the world’s largest financial-economic area.

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Sorenson Impact Center Selects Columbus Community Center to Participate in National Pay for Success Initiative

May 8, 2017
Stephanie Mackay
Stephanie Mackay Chief Innovation Officer

The Global Interdependence Center’s partner in The Bottom Line of Disabilities series, Columbus Community Center, was awarded a subgrant to participate in a Pay for Success (PFS) feasibility program by the Sorenson Impact Center at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business. GIC congratulates Columbus on this award!   Read the full press […]

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Of Politics and the Euro

April 29, 2017
Paul Horne
JPaul Horne

GIC board member J. Paul Horne shares his comments on implications of the first round of France’s presidential election on 23 April and the likely, but not certain, outcome of the run-off between Macron and Le Pen on 7 May. The report was published by The European Institute, a Washington-based think tank promoting trans-Atlantic relations that […]

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