Posts tagged 'economics'

  • Forum Article

    Why the world needs a new reserve currency

    It is symbolic that the recent BRICS summit in Fortaleza, Brazil, took place exactly seven decades after the Bretton… more

  • Forum Article

    Why economists should heed the lessons of history

    Historians tend to stress the particularities in history. Each event is unique, caused by a set of conditions that will… more

  • Forum Article

    Africa's farms of the future

    Launching a business can be hard work, especially in Africa, where weak governance systems and inconsistent access to… more

  • Forum Article

    Why the price of a flat in Beijing matters

    China’s real-estate sector has been a source of serious concern for several years, with soaring property prices… more

  • Forum Article

    Why does inequality grow?

    Income inequality has increased worldwide in recent years. This column discusses the role of technological progress… more

  • Forum Article

    Nine key insights for Europe's next decade

    As Europe slowly emerges from the worst financial and economic crisis of the past 80 years, the need to focus on… more

  • Forum Article

    Europe’s top 10 most competitive economies

    The 2014 edition of the The Europe 2020 Competitiveness Report, published this week, tracks Europe’s progress on… more

  • Forum Article

    Are capital controls a magic bullet?

    Capital controls are back. The International Monetary Fund has softened its earlier opposition to their use. Some… more

  • Forum Article

    Spain’s economy is off life support. What next?

    After fighting for its life for the last two years, Spain’s economy seems to have moved out of intensive care. The… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Can Modi reboot business in India?

    How much of democracy is too much? As India’s growth almost halved from 2009 to less than 5% in 2013-2014… more

  • Forum Article

    Global income since the fall of the Berlin Wall

    The period between the fall of the Berlin Wall and the Great Recession saw probably the most profound reshuffle of… more

  • Forum Article

    The real problem with Piketty's data

    Theoretical frameworks are great because they allow us to understand fundamental aspects of a complex world in much… more

  • Forum Article

    The two things India can learn from China

    In an impressive exercise in democracy, 550 million eligible voters participated in India’s 16th general election… more

  • Young Global Leaders Event

    Why Globalization doesn't need the West

    World Economic Forum on East Asia 2014

    21 - 23 May 2014, Metro Manila, Philippines

  • Forum Article

    Does democracy boost economic growth?

    A belief that democracy is bad for economic growth is common in both academic political economy as well as the popular… more

  • Young Global Leaders Event

    The circular economy can help East Asia thrive

    World Economic Forum on East Asia 2014

    21 - 23 May 2014, Metro Manila, Philippines

  • Forum Event

    What does the future hold for South-East Asia?

    World Economic Forum on East Asia 2014

    21 - 23 May 2014, Metro Manila, Philippines

  • Young Global Leaders Event

    Why the Philippines needs a creative economy

    World Economic Forum on East Asia 2014

    21 - 23 May 2014, Metro Manila, Philippines