Posts tagged 'economics'

  • Forum Article

    The long-term challenges for Ukraine's economic future

    In politics, short-term considerations often trump the long-term imperative. Even more so in times of crisis. But… more

  • Forum Article

    The surprising link between technology and the price of land

    A recent report revealed that the five richest families in Britain are worth more than the country’s poorest 20%… more

  • Forum Article

    How should we measure economic progress?

    Slowly but surely, the debate about the nature of economic growth is entering a new phase. The emerging questions are… more

  • Forum Article

    Taming the China bears

    The market is always in search of a story, and investors, it seems, think they have found a new one this year in China… more

  • Forum Article

    The surprising chasm within emerging economies

    When researchers at the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) recently dug into the details of Mexico’s lagging economic… more

  • Forum Video

    Video: Sustainable patterns of growth

    We can’t count on focusing on growth if we want to solve the unemployment problem. A. Michael Spence on why… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    The two Latin Americas - and an Achilles heel

    A rising tide that lifts all boats – a mighty tide that lasted more than a decade – has propelled Latin America’s… more

  • Forum Article

    How can we save water and avoid a crisis?

    Water is at the heart of international discussions on human and economic development. For the third year in a row, the… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    What's the link between money and happiness?

    In May 2006 I saw a new Honda Accord (a luxury car in India) in my home town of Bangalore sporting the bumper sticker:… more

  • Forum Article

    Solving Ukraine's debt crisis

    Amid all of its other troubles, Ukraine cannot pay its creditors. The country needs more money, serious reform, and a… more

  • Global Shapers Article

    Top five data trends that will change your working world

    Big Data is the buzzword of the year. It’s almost impossible to read anything about management, leadership or… more

  • Forum Article

    Italy’s dash for growth: can it succeed?

    A charismatic leader conquers power by promising sweeping change and quick results. The new Italian Prime Minister… more

  • Social Entrepreneurs Article

    A plea from the unemployed of tomorrow

    Today’s youth are the most interconnected, independent and vocal generation thanks to the almost ubiquitous… more

  • Women Leaders & Gender Parity Article

    Changing the tone when we talk about gender

    Globally, women earn on average 10%-30% less than men, with women earning even less in some Asian and Latin American… more

  • Women Leaders & Gender Parity Article

    Where are the women in the app economy?

    All over the world, the digital economy and in particular the app sector are booming. The rest of the economy needs… more

  • Forum Article

    China’s growth puzzle

    Once again, all eyes are on emerging markets. Long the darlings of the global growth sweepstakes, they are being… more

  • Forum Article

    What’s at stake in India’s elections?

    As India prepares for national elections in a few weeks, the key political issues are crony capitalism, falling… more

  • Forum Article

    How can Brazil escape the middle-income trap?

    One often hears that Brazil’s economy is stuck in the “middle-income trap.” Since the debt crisis of the… more