Posts tagged ‘economics’

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    7 steps to effective communication

    Communicating effectively is so instrumental to success that speaking and writing well are probably the most… more

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    Is it time to turn back to Keynes?

    Macroeconomists have largely failed in explaining and recommending policies since the Global… more

  • A woman queues for food at a World Food Programme distribution point in Freetown Forum Article

    How Ebola affects those left behind

    Media coverage of the growing Ebola epidemic in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia has presented world… more

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

    Lessons from economics on the spread of Ebola

    Economists are being called upon to estimate the costs of the Ebola epidemic to West Africa and… more

  • Soldiers of the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Regiment of Scotland carry an empty coffin at a WWI memorial at a Commonwealth war cemetery near Lens Forum Article

    The economic factors that shaped the First World War

    How much power do economic factors have in deciding the struggle for global power? To explain the… more

  • People walk in front of the skyline after a rain storm in Toronto Global Agenda Councils Article

    Running cities: the rise of a $3 trillion industry

    Consider an industry that has annual revenues of $1.8 trillion (as of 2011) in the United States alone –… more

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    Three key questions for the future of public finance

    In the wake of the great recession, public finance remains high on the global policy agenda, with fiscal… more

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    The world’s best universities for economics

    Given that economics is one of the most popular majors among millionaires around the world, it's… more

  • U.S. dollar, euro and Swiss franc bank notes are seen in a bank in Budapest Global Agenda Councils Article

    Bubbles, stagnation and the future of monetary policy

    Central banks around the world are trying to see how to encourage growth in the wake of crisis, and monetary… more

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    What Europe needs from France and Germany

    France and Germany, which together account for half of euro-area GDP, are rightly considered the… more

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    Closing the gender gap is good business

    The world is changing quickly and businesses need to be ready to meet the needs of a dynamic marketplace… more

  • A woman walks past a show window of a luxury cafe at Ginza shopping district in Tokyo Forum Article

    The hidden obstacles that hold women back

    The CEO of an internationally renowned technology company was forced to make a groveling apology recently… more

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    How India can tackle the blight of sexism

    Value and visibility are the two things women must have when we talk of gender equality, women’s… more

  • 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