Posts tagged ‘economics’

  • Health worker is reflected in a mirror as he prepares protective equipment near Rokupa Hospital Forum Article

    Ebola’s economic toll

    Of the 16 countries in West Africa only three – Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone – are affected… more

  • 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

  • A boy kicks against the Berlin Wall Forum Article

    Saving globalization from itself

    Twenty-five years after the fall of the Berlin wall, globalization as we understood it is buckling under… more

  • A shipyard is silhouetted against the rising sun in Dalian Forum Article

    What do Nobel Laureates think of today’s economy?

    Congratulations to the French economist Jean Tirole, who today received the Nobel Prize for economics - or… more

  • Swiss Economy Minister Schneider-Ammann speaks to members of the women’s section of the Swiss FDP on International Women’s Day in Bern Forum Article

    Why equality makes cold, hard economic sense

    In 1950, the world's population was 2.5 billion people. Today, it is over 7 billion. By 2050, it will be… more

  • A sign for Bank Street and high rise offices are pictured in the financial district Canary Wharf in London Forum Article

    Have we done enough to regulate finance?

    The International Monetary Fund’s annual meetings will be held on October 10-12 in Washington DC, and… more

  • Fake euro banknotes are seen in a block of ice symbolizing austerity measures, during a demonstration in central Brussels Forum Article

    Why austerity isn’t working in Europe

    “If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the theory,” goes the old adage. But too often it is… more

  • Morning commuters are seen outside the New York Stock Exchange Forum Article

    Why are US workers being left behind?

    One of the United States’ defining – and disheartening – economic trends over the last 40 years has… more

  • A trader’s desk is decorated with a German flag during morning trading session at Frankfurt’s stock exchange Forum Article

    Is Germany really the right role model for Europe?

    For 60 years, successive German governments sought a more European Germany. But now, Chancellor Angela… more

  • A man carries an inflatable earth balloon along West 72nd Street during the People’s Climate March in New York Global Agenda Councils Article

    How can we reboot globalization?

    Globalization, as many have recently noted, is in retreat. Despite all of its undeniable benefits, it has… more

  • Illustration file picture shows a man typing on a computer keyboard in Warsaw Forum Article

    Why Europe needs a digital single market

    Innovation isn’t easy. It takes courage to experiment and advance a new idea and determination to ensure… more

  • A general view of the low-income neighborhood known as Boca la Caja next to the business district in Panama City Forum Article

    Does the past still dictate our prosperity?

    What explains the dramatic differences in prosperity levels across locations? A… more

  • A general view of the central business district during autumn in Beijing Forum Article

    Why we shouldn’t worry about China’s “ghost...

    Many observers tend to regard the rise of unoccupied modern “ghost towns,” funded through… more

  • Pedestrians walk inside a train station in Tokyo Forum Article

    How can we build a more compassionate society?

    The world seems to be on the verge of another “great transformation,” with changes far more… more

  • Traders are pictured at their desks in front of the DAX board at the Frankfurt stock exchange Forum Article

    Why are the financial markets so positive?

    This has been an unusual year for the global economy, characterized by a series of unanticipated… more

  • A man returns to his flat at a public housing estate overlooking the financial district skyline in Singapore Forum Event

    Utopia or dystopia? Five key tech debates

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

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    How China can avoid a hard landing

    It is now widely accepted that the recent global financial crisis was actually a balance… more

  • An employee works at a Chinese automobile factory in Hefei Forum Event

    What does innovation mean in today’s world?

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China