Author Archives: Chris Carr

India’s Unequal Progress by Marc O’Bryan

India has seen remarkable economic development with the increased integration and interdependence of economies from around the world. Despite this economic advancement, India has experienced growing socioeconomic inequality. As in most countries, India’s economic development is disproportionately favoring the already … Continue reading

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Gentrification in India by Marc O’Bryan

As India becomes a rising economic power, the country’s slums serve as a constant reminder of the government’s failure to accommodate economic development in urban areas. Many of these slums occupy prime real estate in some of India’s largest metropolitan … Continue reading

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Dharavi: India’s Informal Economy by Marc O’Bryan

While most countries operate with only one economy, India is supported by two economies. Alongside India’s formal economy, which includes business that operate under the regulations and supervision of the government, an informal economy has emerged. India’s informal economy can … Continue reading

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Urbanization in India by Marc O’Bryan

Urbanization takes place when people from rural areas migrate to urban areas, creating large concentrated populations in cities. India is experiencing one of the fastest rates of urbanization in the world due to a combination of several “push” and “pull” … Continue reading

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Real Estate in China

Tonight’s 60 Minutes ran two interesting segments on China (see below), that I would like you to click on and be sure to watch. 1.  China’s Real Estate Mogul – One of the richest self-made billionaire women in the world, … Continue reading

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Video of Undergraduate BUS 304 Global Supply Chain Trip to China

For the 2013 BUS 304 class, I am way late in getting this up, but click HERE to see a short video of last year’s Winter 2012 Orfalea College undergraduate Global Supply Chain course and corresponding one week field trip … Continue reading

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China and Democracy – The Debate

Take an hour, treat and invest in your own personal growth, and enjoy this video – click HERE – of Minxin Pei and Eric Li’s debate on China and democracy at the Aspen Ideas Festival. Their debate is efficiently and … Continue reading

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A Look Inside China …

I love the Atlantic. Click HERE for some amazing pictures of this amazing place that just came out in this amazing publication.

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China’s 12th Five Year Plan: Be an Informed Global Citizen and Business Person. Read China’s National ‘Business Plan’ Before You Get On the Friggin’ Plane to Learn About the Place or Go Do Business There …

Introduction: For a business person interested in China or doing business in China, a good place to start is to read and study the Chinese government’s ‘business plan’. Those working in a business space aligned with said plan will find … Continue reading

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Wrap Up Thoughts From June 2011 MBA China Trip

We have returned to the USA! Three cities, nearly 20 firms, universities, and cultural excursions … all in about 13 days. This was an excellent student group this year. I appreciated their effort, maturity and professionalism on the trip, including … Continue reading

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