Radius published more than 100 blog posts in 2016 on subjects ranging from maternity leave to the European Commission's Apple ruling to what Trump's victory could mean for US companies operating abroad. Here's our list of the year's best.
Today’s superstar athletes are powerful corporate brands, and they and their teams are looking for creative ways to reduce personal and corporate taxation. UK soccer clubs are compensating players and some coaches under a tax scheme that has some wondering if teams, players and coaches are effectively engaging in tax evasion.
In just a few years, Mongolia has gone from being a global economic rising star to a country in economic free-fall. This post explains the reasons for the collapse and why an enterprising NFL team might want to send a scout to this remote region.
Facebook looks to reenter China despite unsuccessful expansions there by Google, Uber and others. The New York Times reports that Facebook has even developed confidential software that could help the company comply with China’s strict censorship requirements. This post explains why Facebook’s potential expansion into China is extremely risky despite the huge market.
This post explores five train rides from different parts of the world, ranging from a bare-bones trip in Vietnam to a luxury land cruise in India featuring a presidential suite with marble floors and two showers.
In his final trip abroad as president, Barack Obama urged global citizens and leaders to uphold democratic ideals. He and German chancellor Angela Merkel also trumpeted the potential benefits of the proposed TTIP, and in a joint article they concluded that "the future is upon us, and we will never return to a pre-globalization economy.”
This week's Global Glance looks at what's really involved in moving to Canada after an election and how a Cape Breton DJ's website went viral.
This week's Global Glance is an all-Iceland special. It looks at why Iceland's singles bump phones, the country's rising Pirate Party, and its powerful and independent women.
Last week the first-ever international transaction between banks using multiple blockchain applications took place. Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs and other prominent firms are developing blockchain technologies, but blockchain’s reach is not limited to financial transactions. This post collects some of the ways various companies across industries are using this fast-evolving technology that some experts believe may be as revolutionary as the internet.
Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej died this month at age 88 after reigning for 70 years. We look at his remarkable life, how Thailand is mourning the loss and what’s in store for this important Southeast Asian economy.
The British pound has slipped considerably since June’s Brexit referendum, and recent hints that the UK may make a "hard Brexit" have stoked investor fears. We provide a summary of why the pound has fallen and outline some of the pros and cons of a weak pound.
A recent study found 12 million refugees are living in just 10 of the world’s 193 countries. Those 10 countries have a combined GDP of less than 2.5% of the world’s total, creating a highly unstable situation. We look at why the burden of hosting refugees is unequally distributed, and we explore the real economic effects of hosting refugees.