Posts tagged ‘growth’

  • Aerial view shows mineral-coloured water pooled in salt flat holes on Senegal’s coast Forum Article

    How to help Africa’s resource sector

    The recent acceleration in growth rates across much of sub-Saharan Africa may not be purely commodity-driven… more

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    Can modern manufacturing revitalise cities?

    The renewal of manufacturing is not an abstract economic issue: It is very much an urban issue. American… more

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    How Africa’s cities are the key to growth

    On the periphery of Lagos, Nigeria, lies Makoko, a burgeoning slum community perched on a lagoon. Residents… more

  • A general view shows the Moscow International Business Center and the Mercury City Tower (R) after a ceremony to present it as Europe’s tallest skyscraper in Moscow Forum Article

    How Russia can boost growth

    For 2014, we project that Russia’s economy will grow at an estimated 0.3-0.5 percent. This is the lowest… more

  • Staff work in the operations room at Tenke Fungurume, a copper and cobalt mine northwest of Lubumbashi in Congo’s copper-producing south Forum Article

    What’s the biggest barrier to business in DRC?

    The goal of the Enterprise Surveys (ES) is to portray the quality of the business environment in the… more

  • U.S. flags and the Chrysler Building are reflected in a window during the Independence Day holiday weekend in New York City Global Growth Companies Article

    Who are America’s 12 new Global Growth Companies?

    The World Economic Forum has announced its selection of Global Growth… 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Vivint Solar technicians install solar panels on the roof of a house in Mission Viejo Forum Article

    How to create jobs by tackling climate change

    In the past, action to combat climate change was viewed largely as running counter to… 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

  • Pedestrians walk under red lanterns which was recently installed as Chinese New Year decorations, at Pudong Financial Area in Shanghai Forum Event

    Why China is embracing the circular economy

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • The Baiterek is seen in Astana Strategic Foresight Article

    2 key challenges for Eurasia

    As an economic policy adviser and someone who teaches policies for competitiveness, I often wonder which… more

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    How China can avoid a hard landing

    It is now widely accepted that the recent global financial crisis was actually a balance… more

  • A Zimbabwe Stock Exchange official works on a computer after the close of trade in Harare Forum Article

    What is driving growth in Africa?

    Some argue that growth across Africa is fundamentally a result of rising commodity prices and that if… more

  • A general view of centre Tianjin taken from Tianjin World Financial Center Forum Event

    10 trends for the future of China’s economy

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    How Pittsburgh shed its rust belt image

    Nearly 30 years ago, Pittsburgh had an unemployment rate of over 17% and was losing thousands of… more

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    Video: How cities can benefit from urbanization

    Countries around the world need to devolve power to cities and be more open to foreigners if they are to… more