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Rush hour in a Moscow metro station. (Credit: moomusician/Bigstock)

Railway infrastructure and the well-being of citizens

Soon after the 2007/2008 global economic crisis began, it became apparent that the crisis was not simply financial in origin, but the result of...
Thinking beyond GDP

Measuring sustainable development goals: Thinking beyond GDP

The majority of experts on economic and social development these days agree that traditional economic indicators, such as Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and per...
ush and pull factors

Global mobility of the wealthy: Push and pull factors

The global 1% face at least three critical decisions in a volatile world with varying national conditions and geopolitical risks: (a) in which countries/cities...
Long-term business opportunities and risks in Iran

Long-term business opportunities and risks in Iran

An executive workshop on business opportunities in Iran took place at the DOC Research Institute in September 2017. Participants explored the business practices, opportunities,...
financial crisis

A recurrence of the 2008-2009 global crisis

The past year, 2018, brought reminders of the global financial crisis, not only through its tenth anniversary but also in material terms. The falls...
Digitalisation and a Global Dialogue of Civilisations

Digitalisation and a Global Dialogue of Civilisations

Berlin, 26 April 2017: Experts within the field of digitalisation from China, Finland, India, Russia, Germany, and South Africa met at the Dialogue of...
Cooperative Development in a Multipolar World

Cooperative Development in a Multipolar World

Vladimir Yakunin assesses a series of world order and development challenges in the following paper, with the imperative to raise the bar for policy...
income and wealth

Alternative economic models: Curbing inequality

The ‘Alternative economic models: Curbing inequality’ economic panel was held on 7 October during the 15th Rhodes Forum. The panel was moderated by the...
Thinking beyond GDP

Cross-border projects and the Public-Private Partnership model

The DOC’s main areas of research relate to society, economics, and politics. The provision of infrastructure projects relates to all three in fundamental ways. It...
Vladimir Yakunin, DOC Insight on the Belt and Road Forum

The Belt and Road Initiative as a new model for global inclusive development and solidarity

On 25-27 April 2019, Beijing hosted the second Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in an undoubtable demonstration of cooperative multilateral power on...

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