Posts tagged ‘europe’

  • Euro flags Forum Article

    How can Europe’s trade policy better benefit small exporters?

    In 2010, the European Commission launched its Trade, Growth and World Affairs strategy, the political… more

  • People cross a bridge at Pudong financial district in Shanghai Forum Article

    Why competitiveness is key to avoiding a lost decade

    In the World Economic Outlook launched earlier this week, the International Monetary Fund (IMF)… 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

  • 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

  • UV lights illuminate security features at a German passport that is placed in a passport validation device of the federal police at the Girls Day career event in Berlin Global Agenda Councils Article

    Why supporting migration makes good business sense

    Once you wade through the myths and misperceptions that have depicted migration so negatively in recent… more

  • Euro sculpture is partially reflected in a puddle in front of the headquarters of the ECB headquarters in Frankfurt Forum Article

    What’s the right size for the financial sector?

    The recent global financial crisis has made us rethink the contribution of the financial sector to the… more

  • Protestors carry flags of Portugal, Italy, Greece and Spain as they gather in front of the parliament in Syntagma square during a 48-hour strike by the two major Greek workers unions in Athens Forum Video

    Is Europe’s competitiveness torn in half?

    In recent years, many studies have highlighted the stark competitiveness divide that exists and… more

  • Pigeons perch near a banner showing a Euro coin on the facade of the European Commission headquarters in Brussels Forum Article

    Should the EU have the power to set taxes?

    Central bankers are often proud to be boring. Not Mario Draghi. Two years ago, in July 2012, Draghi… more

  • A huge euro logo is pictured past next to headquarters of ECB in Frankfurt Forum Article

    Is Europe heading for a lost decade?

    Europe is in a difficult predicament. Inflation has fallen to 0.4%, and economic growth has been… more

  • AN ITALIAN FLAG WAVES ON THE TOP OF THE MONUMENT TO VICTOR EMMANUELII IN ROME. Forum Article

    What caused Italy’s triple-dip recession?

    Italy is now in a triple-dip recession. But it didn’t get there by itself. Yes, the economy’s long… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    What makes Leipzig Germany’s most liveable city?

    Although having a population of only 530,000 people, Leipzig has leapt from economic… more

  • Forum Article

    Why Europe and France need each other

    Europe needs a France that is proud, prosperous and able to overcome its gloomy suspicions. We need the… more

  • Forum Article

    Could Germany’s surplus damage the eurozone?

    While the rest of the world recovers from the great recession, Europe is stagnating. Eurozone… more

  • Forum Video

    Video: Where are the European Googles?

    A big question from the past 20 years is: where are the European Googles? Why are all the funky… more

  • Forum Article

    Does entrepreneurship begin in the classroom?

    Recent research shows that start-up rates increase by as much as 20% when entrepreneurship lessons are… more

  • Forum Article

    Five things you need to lead Europe

    The next six months are an opportunity for Europe to discuss what qualities it wants in its institutional… more

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    This week at the World Economic Forum: June 13

    Welcome to this week’s update from the World Economic Forum. Most shared this week Europe’s most… more

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    Why do Europe’s good intentions often fail?

    The Achilles’ heel of European reform programmes has always been implementation and enforcement. The… more