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  • Forum Article

    The long-term challenges for Ukraine's economic future

    In politics, short-term considerations often trump the long-term imperative. Even more so in times of crisis. But… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    China’s cities: paving the way for economic growth

    As China shifts the balance of its economy away from investment and import/export business models and towards domestic… more

  • Forum Article

    Taming the China bears

    The market is always in search of a story, and investors, it seems, think they have found a new one this year in China… more

  • Forum Article

    Six tips for taking complex decisions at work

    Companies and individuals face various problems daily. Some of these problems are the direct consequences of our… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    How do you govern the seabed?

    Managing the “Global Commons” – the earth’s shared resources, which go beyond national… more

  • Forum Article

    The surprising chasm within emerging economies

    When researchers at the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) recently dug into the details of Mexico’s lagging economic… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    Why do so few German mothers go back to work?

    Last year, I moved to Germany after having spent my entire adult life in the UK. Lifestyles are pretty similar now in… more

  • Forum Video

    Video: How can we tackle mental health disorders?

    One in four of us will experience mental health problems at some point in our lives, and because many of these… more

  • Forum Article

    Why executive education is ripe for disruption

    Much has been written about how technology is transforming education. Still, more has been written about how technology… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    We need a new way to value assets

    Since the onset of the global financial crisis more than five years ago, policy-makers have had their heads firmly… more

  • Forum Article

    What can companies do to curb air pollution?

    We all know air pollution is a major killer, but the latest research from the World Health Organization (WHO) is… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    What does your phone tell you about yourself?

    This blog is part of a series on the Top 10 Emerging Technologies 2014. The term “quantified self” seems to vary… more