Posts tagged ‘economy’

  • Classroom school Forum Article

    The best way to learn entrepreneurship

    This has been a very engaging debate and I want to thank Omar as well as the organizers and… more

  • U.S. dollar notes are seen in this picture illustration taken at the Bank of Taiwan in Taipei Forum Article

    A beginner’s guide to quantitative easing

    We're just about to head into the eighth year of massive, worldwide "quantitative easing," or QE, and there… more

  • A man walks past buildings at the central business district of Singapore Forum Article

    The risks of severing the sovereign-banking link

    Since the beginning of the crisis – and more so since 2010 – Europeans have been looking at the… more

  • An overweight woman sits on a chair in Times Square in New York Forum Article

    How economic worries make us put on weight

    Poverty is associated with a great number of health problems. One relatively recent… more

  • Vehicles move along New Delhi’s Connaught Place during evening hours Forum Article

    How to find India’s growth hotspots

    India’s economy could soon be on the move again. The new government is re-establishing… more

  • IRAQIS QUEUE FOR BREAD AT THE BREAD FACTORY IN BAGHDAD. Forum Article

    How to fight corruption

    On a hot dry day in early June, a woman in her early 40s is getting ready for journey to a nearby town. She… more

  • A view shows the Planalto Palace designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer in Brasilia Forum Article

    Why we need to invest for the long term

    Public and private investment in the real economy has been under attack since the 2008 financial crisis… more

  • A man walks past buildings at the central business district of Singapore Forum Article

    The spillovers of fiscal and monetary policies

    Policymakers in emerging economies have repeatedly complained over the spillover effects of… more

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    How countries with ageing populations can stay prosperous

    I came to a stark realization recently while working on a report called Poland: Saving for Growth and… more

  • Lu Libing touches the belly of his pregnant wife, Mu, as they pose for pictures during an interview with Reuters at their home in Ganzhou Forum Article

    Why we need to invest in family planning

    When people think of the world’s “population problem,” they often focus on rapid demographic growth… more

  • An overweight woman sits on a chair in Times Square in New York Forum Article

    The cost of obesity

    Obesity is associated with significant increases in absenteeism among American workers and costs the… more

  • A Green Sea turtle swims over a reef near the surf break known as ‘Pipeline’ on the North Shore of Oahu, Hawaii. Forum Article

    How marine parks benefit the economy

    Top scientists, senior government managers, industry representatives, conservationists and even some… more

  • An aerial view of Mexico city at night from an airplane Forum Article

    How can Mexico boost its growth?

    When Mexico’s then-President Carlos Salinas de Gortari and his American counterpart, Bill Clinton, signed… more

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    The economic links between China and Latin America

    China is still a distant and exotic country in the mind of many people in Latin America. Yet, with the… more

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    Does the Eurozone need its own treasury?

    The crisis of growth in the Eurozone economy is now in its seventh year and the outlook is truly grim. But… more

  • A customer withdraws 500 Estonian kroon from an ATM in Tallinn Forum Article

    3 lessons on financial inclusion

    Why is it that despite new technologies and widespread innovation, today's financial sector provides such… more

  • A man walks past buildings at the central business district of Singapore Forum Article

    Is the global economy flying on a single engine?

    The global economy is like a jetliner that needs all of its engines operational to take off and steer… more

  • Homes in an unfinished subdivision in San Marcos, California Forum Article

    A long-term view of house prices

    For economists there is no price like home – at least not since… more