Posts tagged 'investment'

  • Forum Article

    Will India emulate China's boom?

    In recent years, China and India have both emerged as global economic superpowers, with China leading the way. But with… more

  • Forum Article

    Are capital controls a magic bullet?

    Capital controls are back. The International Monetary Fund has softened its earlier opposition to their use. Some… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    What do the EU and India have in common?

    In the more than three years I reported on Europe, between 2009 and 2012, I was the only journalist representing an… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    How can investment banks boost impact investing?

    It is not sufficient to pursue economic growth in absolute terms, it’s important to be mindful of its consequences… more

  • Forum Article

    Is China a friend of Africa?

    For many developing countries, foreign direct investment is viewed as something very positive. International companies… more

  • Forum Article

    Book excerpt: The Map and the Territory

    Not a day goes by that does not reveal deterioration in some aspect of our nation’s public infrastructure, followed… more

  • Forum Article

    Book Review: Without Their Permission by Alexis Ohanian

    Named by Forbes Magazine as ‘The Mayor of the Internet’, Alexis Ohanian is the genial and engaging 30 year… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Event

    Unlocking the spending power of China’s middle class

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2013

    11 - 13 Sep 2013, Dalian, People’s Republic of China

  • Forum Article

    The global economy in three words

    Five years have passed since the collapse of the American investment bank Lehman Brothers triggered financial mayhem… more

  • Forum Article

    Why China's economic rebalancing is good news

    The punditocracy has once again succumbed to the “China Crash” syndrome – a malady that seems to afflict economic… more

  • Forum Article

    How can China get the right kind of growth?

    For more than three decades, China’s GDP has grown by an average of more than 10% annually. But former Premier Wen… more

  • Forum Article

    Is foreign direct investment responsible for boom and bust cycles?

    Capital flows often come in waves. An extensive literature has documented ‘surges’ and ‘bonanzas’… more

  • Forum Article

    Are low interest rates a time bomb?

    The Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) recently organised a conference at the Brewers’ Hall, London, on 10… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    A visit to a changing Myanmar

    Imagine wading through calf-deep monsoon floodwaters teaming with sewage and industrial waste in 42ºC heat. Now… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Unleash the power of social impact investing

    On 6 June, the United Kingdom will host the G8 Social Impact Investment Forum. This meeting is another major milestone… more

  • Forum Article

    The crumbling silos of secrecy

    Hope can come from surprising places. Twelve months ago, who would have thought the US mortgage crisis and the euro… more

  • Social Entrepreneurs Article

    A new era of public innovation and impact Investing

    Two separate discussions this week reflected a clear evolution in thinking around how public agencies can and should… more

  • Forum Event

    Paving a new silk road through Africa

    World Economic Forum on Africa 2013

    08 - 10 May 2013, Cape Town, South Africa