Found 3 article(s) for author 'Rawi Abdelal'

The State of the World with Rawi Abdelal

The State of the World with Rawi Abdelal. Rawi Abdelal, February 24, 2017, Audio, “At this moment of great geopolitical change, Davis Center Director Rawi Abdelal looks at the fate of globalization through the lenses of great power transitions, national borders, and economic inequality. Rawi Abdelal is the Herbert F. Johnson Professor of International Management at Harvard Business School and the Director of Harvard’s Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies. His work focuses on international political economy and the politics of globalization and political economy of Eurasia.Link

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The Multinational Firm and Geopolitics: Europe, Russian Energy, and Power

The Multinational Firm and Geopolitics: Europe, Russian Energy, and Power. Rawi Abdelal, May 20, 2015 , Paper. “Multinational firms unavoidably exert influence over politics through power that is generated by both structure and process. While both political economy and management scholars address international firms, neither field has an adequate understanding of the reciprocal relationship between multinational firms and geopolitical systems. The links between multinational firms form a distinct type of international system for the private sector—one that is simultaneously enmeshed in geopolitics and international markets even as it is also autonomous from them…” Link

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Europe, Russia, and the Age of Gas Revolution

Europe, Russia, and the Age of Gas Revolution, Rawi Abdelal, October 2014, Case. “The 2014 Ukraine crisis once again exposed the mutually limiting knot—a web of commercial relationships and oil and gas pipelines—that historically tied the European Union and Russia closely. In this crisis, a familiar conundrum preoccupied minds in the corridors of power in Western capitals: how to compel Russia to respect the Western geopolitical preferences without harming European allies? The answer, as in the past, pointed to the lack of viable short-term solutions and the longer term need for gaining energy independence without sacrificing energy security in the EU.”  Link

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