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  • wef-davos-twitter2 Forum Article

    Why two characters matter on Twitter: @davos to @wef

    The World Economic Forum is swapping Twitter handles. This is not an earth-shattering event in the busy world of social… more

  • A health inspection and quarantine researcher (L) demonstrates to customs policemen the symptoms of Ebola, at a laboratory at an airport in Qingdao Forum Article

    What can be done about the root cause of Ebola?

    In Sub-Saharan Africa, any child with a fever should receive immediate medical care to prevent death from malaria or… more

  • A man walks past an advertisement promoting China’s renminbi (RMB) or yuan ,US dollar and Euro exchange services at money exchange in Hong Kong Forum Article

    What will be the global currency of the future?

    Could the dollar lose its status as the key international currency for international trade and international financial… more

  • An employee checks newly-assembled electric cars to be exported to South America at an electric vehicle factory in Zouping county Forum Article

    Why agriculture and services are key to development

    The literature on global growth convergence and divergence is vast and deep. And it is still evolving. Some have argued… more

  • Indian fishermen carry boat to truck in Nagapattinam Forum Article

    Five reasons why you should ask for help at work

    Asking for help wasn’t something that my parents ingrained in me. Well, that’s how I interpreted their guidance… more

  • A fan holds up the flag of Kazakhstan during their men’s ice hockey game against the US in Turin Global Shapers Article

    How can we redefine what it means to have a good job?

    Young people are one of the most vulnerable groups when it comes to the job market. They tend to look for work for a… more

  • Employees work at the assembly line of the Honda Amaze car inside the company’s manufacturing plant in Tapukara Young Global Leaders Article

    A new beginning for India’s economy

    On August 15, Narendra Modi delivered his first Independence Day speech as India's Prime Minister. Though he… more

  • Fishermen row a boat in the algae-filled Chaohu Lake in Hefei, Anhui province Forum Article

    Cause for new optimism on climate change?

    In the rarified atmosphere of Aspen, Colorado, last week I attended the 11th American Renewable Energy Day Summit… more

  • Traffic makes its way up the 110 freeway under an interchange of roads in Los Angeles Forum Article

    America neglects its infrastructure at its peril

    After another round of brinkmanship, a rancorous US Congress passed a last-minute bill to avert the bankruptcy of the… more

  • A staff inputs data into a computer at the warehouse of Konga online shopping company in Ilupeju district in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos Global Shapers Article

    How can Nigeria crack unemployment?

    Here are some numbers: according to the Nigerian National Bureau of Statistics, young people between the ages of 15 and… more

  • A customer has his money ready at a store in the sprawling Kibera slums in Kenya's capital Nairobi Forum Article

    How to make savings work for the poor

    Saving money is hard. However, it is also considered to be necessary for making large purchases like a house or car… more

  • Photo illustration shows USB device being plugged into a laptop computer in Berlin Forum Article

    How technology is beating corruption

    Good governance is critical for all countries around the world today. When it doesn’t exist, many governments fail to… more