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  • likeqiangimage Forum

    China is launching a “self-targeted revolution”

    The theme for this year’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions - “Creating Value Through Innovation” –  is a most relevant one. Innovation is an eternal topic of the human society and an inexhaustible engine driving economic development. Innovation is vital to the steady recovery of the… more
  • The moon is seen framed between skyscrapers in Astana Strategic Foresight

    What will Central Asia look like in 2035?

    In his 2013 opus How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, Mohsin Hamid documents the fate of an ambitious emerging market youngster as he rises from rags to riches and moves from remote countryside to ascending city, surrounding himself with ever-greater comfort as he grows more affluent. This story… more
  • The Baiterek is seen in Astana Strategic Foresight

    2 key challenges for Eurasia

    As an economic policy adviser and someone who teaches policies for competitiveness, I often wonder which policies governments of the Eurasian region should pursue individually vs collectively to enhance their competitiveness? Having contributed to the World Economic Forum’s scenario work on… more
  • A man returns to his flat at a public housing estate overlooking the financial district skyline in Singapore Forum

    Utopia or dystopia? Five key tech debates

    Technological innovation is arguably the greatest agent of change in the modern world. Participants in this week’s Annual Meeting of the New Champions (and online followers) will learn and experience mind-blowing and transformative advances in the nano, neuro, robotics, energy and data… more
  • A family rides a bicycle past a palace in the Forbidden City in Beijing, Women Leaders & Gender Parity

    China can and must close its gender gap

    My grandmother was 100 years old when she passed away two years ago and, given the ups and downs of Chinese history, one doesn’t need a great deal of imagination to realize she must have gone through a lot in her lifetime. She originally lived a simple life in a small village in Manchuria, in the… more
  • Graduate Student Yein Nam stains rodent Parkinsonian brain sections in the Nanomedicine Lab at UCL’s School of Pharmacy in London Forum

    How nanotech is changing your world

    The American engineer Eric Drexler, who coined the term nanotechnology in the 1980s, is not afraid of ambitious thinking. In his 2013 book Radical Abundance: How a Revolution in Nanotechnology Will Change Civilization, Drexler imagines a 3D printer-like “factory in a box”, which could… more
  • RTR2KJPK Forum

    Can China be a leader in the circular economy?

    Manufacturers today are at a crossroads. One way is the business-as-usual approach based on the linear economy, in which goods are made to be used for a short time by consumers and then mostly dumped or incinerated. But with a growing world population and the emergence of billions of new consumers… more
  • An employee works at a Chinese automobile factory in Hefei Forum

    What does innovation mean in today’s world?

    Each and every generation must contend with profound political, economic, social and above all, technological transformations. They not only change long-held assumptions about our future economic prospects but also create new expectations about human advancement and social progress. Yet the breadth… more
  • Cranes rise above towers in what will be the Yujiapu financial center in Tianjin's Binhai new area Forum

    10 things to know about our meeting in China

    Next week, China's premier, Li Keqiang, will open the eighth Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Tianjin, China, from 10-12 September. Find out everything you need to know about the meeting in our quick guide below. Innovation on the agenda. The meeting is a leading global gathering on… more
  • Boeing 787 Dreamliner under construction is pictured at the Boeing facility in Everett Forum

    Why US competitiveness is on the rise

    For an economist whose job it is to measure countries’ success (or otherwise) in laying the foundations for long-term prosperity, the concept of green shoots for me takes on a different meaning to those most often reported in the press as harbingers of better times. Increases in gross domestic… more
  • A general view of centre Tianjin taken from Tianjin World Financial Center Forum

    10 trends for the future of China’s economy

    Next week 1,600 participants from over 90 countries will converge on Tianjin, China, for our Annual Meeting of the New Champions. You can follow highlights live online, from 10-12 September. Here are our speed reads to help you navigate the key trends reshaping China’s economy. Can China… more
  • File photo of trader Mario Picone working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Forum

    Why the great recession is now a depression

    First it was the 2007 financial crisis. Then it became the 2008 financial crisis. Next it was the downturn of 2008-2009. Finally, in mid-2009, it was dubbed the “Great Recession.” And, with the business cycle’s shift onto an upward trajectory in late 2009, the world breathed a collective a… more