Posts tagged ‘growth’

  • 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

  • Forum Article

    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

  • Forum Video

    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

  • Forum Article

    Are we entering a new age of insecurity?

    Summer is normally a time to take a break from the risks and worries of everyday life, and perhaps to… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    Are the BRICS starting to crumble?

    The original concept behind the BRIC acronym (which represents Brazil, Russia, India and China) was to… more

  • Forum Article

    Is social media good or bad for young people?

    If the million-dollar question is whether social media is good or bad, the more fraught… 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

  • Forum Article

    Why do Europe’s good intentions often fail?

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