Vikas Shah

Vikas Shah Interviews the world's leading thinkers, and the people shaping the century.

Global Conflict: Causes and Solutions for Peace.

In this article, we speak to Kristiina Rintakoski, Executive Director of the Crisis Management Initiative (launched by Nobel Prize winner President Martti Ahtisaari) about global conflict, its relationship with economic inequality, climate change and energy. We talk about the dynamics of conflict and crisis situations, and how organisations like CMI are building peace internationally.

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The Economics of Developing Nations and the Global Financial Crisis

More than ever before in human history, our countries are linked in a complex economic framework which creates dependencies between all nations. In a privileged interview, Thought Economics speaks to Professor Wim Naudé, (Senior Research Fellow and Project Director of the United Nations University World Institute for Developing Economics Research) and discuss the interdependence of nations, economics of world development, the effects of the global economic crisis on developing nations, free market economics, commodities, corruption, and what the developing world can teach our markets.

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Opinion Pieces

A Conversation with John Sculley
My interview with John Sculley, CEO of Apple Inc from 1983-1993 who grew the company from $800 million to over $8 billion in revenues
A Conversation with Garry Kasparov
In this exclusive interview, I spoke to Garry about democracy, dictators, the instability in our world, his hopes for the future and how artificial...

 

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