Mauro Guillen’s Latest Huffington Post Article: France vs. Germany

The Greek crisis has mutated into a Franco-German confrontation over the rules that govern European unity. For France, European integration is a goal to be achieved regardless of the cost. For Germany, although European unity figures prominently on its agenda, the speed and depth of European integration must be analyzed pragmatically, weighing the benefits and…

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Globalization TrendLab 2015: Overcoming the Infrastructure Gap

Infrastructure needs worldwide have never been greater. Population growth, migration from rural to urban areas, and the rise of the middle class of consumers will in combination create vastly greater needs for transportation, energy, water, and telecommunications. Much of the increased demand will originate from Asia, while repairs and upgrades to existing infrastructure in Europe…

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Mauro Guillen at the Aspen Institute Faculty Pioneer Award ceremony, with Leonard and William Lauder; Linda Johnson; friends from the La…

Mauro Guillen at the Aspen Institute Faculty Pioneer Award ceremony, with Leonard and William Lauder; Linda Johnson; friends from the Lauder Institute’s board Jan Burns and Norm Savoie; and Kim Conroy, Lauder’s Global Relationship Advisor. Dr. Mauro Guillén, Director of the Lauder Institute was awarded the Faculty Pioneer Award from the Aspen Institute for conceptualizing…

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The third annual Culture Quest featured our greatest adventure to date! Seventy-five participants (57 Lauder students, 14 partners, and…

The third annual Culture Quest featured our greatest adventure to date! Seventy-five participants (57 Lauder students, 14 partners, and 4 Huntsman students) raced from Vienna, Austria, to Istanbul, Turkey, in 10 days. They traveled through various countries in the region in a self-guided, “Orient Express”-themed trek. Using different modes of transportation, the 17 teams had…

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Regina Abrami has published a chapter in Regina Abrami, Edmund Malesky, and Yu Zheng, “Vietnam through Chinese Eyes: Divergent Accounta…

Regina Abrami has published a chapter in Regina Abrami, Edmund Malesky, and Yu Zheng, “Vietnam through Chinese Eyes: Divergent Accountability in Single-Party Regimes.” In Martin Dimitrov, ed. Why Communism Did Not Collapse: Understanding Authoritarian Regime Resilience in Asia and Europe (New York: Cambridge University Press), pp. 237-275. She has also been awarded a Research Opportunity…

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