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  • 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

    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

  • 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

  • Forum Article

    Why America must not turn its back on the world

    This week, the US Congress again failed to approve a modest appropriation that would have shored up financing for the… more

  • Social Entrepreneurs Article

    The silver lining to the scourge of mental ill health

    There are an estimated 450 million people worldwide with mental health disorders. Three quarters of them live in… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    How can we put an ATM in every Indian village?

    Smack in the middle of national elections whose results will decide the economic revival of India, its central bank… more

  • Social Entrepreneurs Article

    Why baby boomers are not ready to retire

    For decades we’ve been hearing about the coming demographic transformation, when millions of baby boomers in America… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    What African governments can do to fight malaria

    Almost 20% of all infectious diseases are “vector-borne”. These diseases – the theme of this year’s World… more