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  • A man walks past buildings at the central business district of Singapore Forum Article

    Are banks holding back economic growth?

    Banks are struggling to overhaul the way they do business given new realities and new… more

  • Wind turbines at the Infigen Energy wind farm can be seen on the hills surrounding Lake George, located on the outskirts of the Australian capital city of Canberra Young Global Leaders Article

    Why it pays to join the circular economy

    "The circular economy needs to make sense to policy-makers in developing countries as well as in Europe and… more

  • A woman pushes a pram along the embankment in the Black Sea resort town of Alushta Forum Article

    What matters more: GDP or happiness?

    Since 1990, GDP per person in China has doubled and then redoubled. With average incomes multiplying… more

  • Whale sharks swim with other fish inside a tank, which the aquarium says is the world’s largest, at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium in Motobu town Forum Article

    Why we need to save the sharks

    Sharks have long been portrayed as man-eaters, a menace to any swimmer brave (or foolish) enough to… more

  • Health worker checks the temperature of a baby entering Mali from Guinea at the border in Kouremale Forum Article

    What can we learn from Ebola?

    The Ebola epidemic is threatening not only West Africans’ lives, but also the progress toward… more

  • A man washes hands at facility outside Green Pharmacy, Area 8, in Abuja Forum Article

    Why we need to rethink drug trials for diseases like Ebola

    The Ebola crisis brings into sharp contrast the importance of appropriate regulation for trials of new… more

  • toobigdata Forum Article

    Why better data is the key to tackling poverty

    When you think about ending poverty and promoting shared prosperity, what comes to… more

  • Omar Aguilar, a pruner or “desmochador”, climbs a royal palm tree to cut branches of berries on a farm on the outskirts of Havana Forum Article

    How do we collaborate to curb deforestation?

    Consumers around the world are beginning to favour responsibly produced goods; and many companies that… more

  • India school girl Global Shapers Article

    How to close the gender gap? Start at school

    Over my years of involvement with school health programmes in India, I have found that  incorporating… more

  • A Filipino trader rubs his eyes as a downside trend is shown on the screen of the Philippine … Forum Article

    Does regret lead to bad investment decisions?

    The leading normative theory in economics – expected utility theory – postulates… more

  • New $1 coins are stacked together during an event launching its circulation in New York Forum Article

    Four ways to make banks safer

    The global financial crisis reminded us that banks often take risks that are… more

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    18 must-read stories for the weekend

    1. Would a fairer world be a richer world? Jennifer Blanke on why equality is an economic imperative. 2… more