Posts tagged ‘Economic Growth’

  • chinastimulus Forum Article

    Why we need to maintain growth while tackling inequality

    Concerns about inequality are at the forefront of many policy debates today. From speeches by US President… more

  • Man looks at the Pudong financial district of Shanghai Forum Article

    Why is China setting up its infrastructure bank?

    In an influential speech in 2005, then-US deputy secretary of state Robert Zoellick called on… more

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    What China can learn from Singapore

    Across all recorded history, 99% of humanity has never invented a single thing. Yet, it is a truth… more

  • Joggers run past as the skyline of Singapore's financial district is seen in the background Forum Article

    Is this the key to inclusive growth?

    Many people find economic growth to be a morally ambiguous goal – palatable, they would argue, only… more

  • Man talks on a mobile phone near the Pudong financial district in Shanghai Global Agenda Councils Article

    When will China overtake the US?

    The World Bank recently announced that China’s economy will surpass that of the United States this… more

  • A Bozo fisherman casts his net from a pirogue in front of Saaya village in the Niger river inland delta Forum Article

    How to combine green growth with reducing poverty

    Ending poverty and achieving shared prosperity will require more than economic growth. It will require… more

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    How the US can boost growth

    America, once again, will have a divided government, with the Democrats holding the White House, and the… more

  • Power-generating windmill turbines are seen near Port Saint Louis du Rhone Forum Article

    How tackling climate change can boost growth

    Action to reduce carbon-dioxide emissions and mitigate climate change has long been viewed as fundamentall… 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

  • Euro sculpture is partially reflected in a puddle in front of the headquarters of the ECB headquarters in Frankfurt Forum Article

    What’s the right size for the financial sector?

    The recent global financial crisis has made us rethink the contribution of the financial sector to the… more

  • Apprentice Tanja Wollerstorfer works at FACC in Ried im Innkreis Forum Video

    10 ways countries can improve their competitiveness

    For more than 30 years the World Economic Forum has studied and benchmarked competitiveness… more

  • A crew works on the roof of the newly constructed United States Institute of Peace in Washington Forum Article

    Reforms we need to tackle inequality

    The reception in the United States, and in other advanced economies, of Thomas Piketty’s recent… more

  • Boeing 787 Dreamliner under construction is pictured at the Boeing facility in Everett Forum Video

    Why US competitiveness is on the rise

    For an economist whose job it is to measure countries’ success (or otherwise) in laying the… more

  • A fisherman waits for a catch in front of the beach of Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro Forum Video

    Top 10 most competitive economies in Latin America and the Caribbean

    According to the latest World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report, in order to keep up the… 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… more

  • A worker handles stock of medicine in the Pharmacie de la Sante Publique (Public Health Medicine) warehouse in Abidjan Forum Article

    The secret weapon in the fight against counterfeit drugs

    Millions of people die each year from infectious diseases like malaria, TB, HIV and… more

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    Why Africa needs more humanitarian action

    Africa is changing dramatically – and so are outsiders’ attitudes toward it, with the US finally… more

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    How Buenos Aires plans to become a modern city

    Buenos Aires, the second largest city in South America, is a metropolis of more than… more