Posts tagged ‘markets’

  • 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 Event

    Why Globalization doesn’t need the West

    World Economic Forum on East Asia 2014

    , Metro Manila, Philippines

  • Forum Article

    Why we should worry about the ‘carbon bubble’

    Two years ago, Carbon Tracker’s Unburnable Carbon report captured the attention of the global financial community… more

  • Forum Article

    New Growth Models: Why bigger isn’t always better

    Since the 2008 financial crisis threw the world economy into a tailspin, there has been much talk about the need to… more

  • Forum Article

    Five years in limbo

    When the US investment bank Lehman Brothers collapsed in 2008, triggering the worst global financial crisis since the… more

  • Forum Article

    Five years on from the financial crisis, what has changed?

    Five years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the Forum:Blog will be publishing a number of personal views by key… more

  • Forum Article

    Learning the lessons of the financial crisis

    Five years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the Forum:Blog will be publishing a number of personal views by key… more

  • Forum Article

    Should emerging markets fix their exchange rates?

    According to the IMF, the last decade has seen a number of countries actively managing their exchange rates (see… more

  • Forum Article

    Battling corruption with collective action

    With the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) set to expire in 2015, the United Nations is undertaking the process of… more

  • Social Entrepreneurs Article

    Kinder capitalism: an idea worth pondering

    I was very fortunate to meet Nobel Peace Prize winner Mohammed Yunus at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2013 in… more

  • Global Shapers Article

    The crisis of legitimacy and representation

    The ongoing spat between the cyber community and the United Nation’s International Telecommunications Union (ITU)… more

  • Forum Article

    The business case for fighting corruption

    With countries under pressure to create growth and jobs, especially for the young generation just entering the job… more

  • Forum Article

    The heart of the US election

    A real debate is emerging in America’s presidential election campaign. It is superficially about health care and… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Do policy-makers run the risk of underestimating trade?

    In a series of three blog posts, Peter Draper, vice-chair of the Global Agenda Council on Trade, examines some of the… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Can the WTO still change the rules of trade?

    In a series of three blog posts, Peter Draper, vice-chair of the Global Agenda Council on Trade, examines some of the… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    What’s so bad about protectionism?

    A recent report by the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Trade explores global value chains and how… more

  • Forum Video

    Ideas for change: your environmental handprint

    The biggest challenge facing those seeking to achieve environmental sustainability through behavioural change is… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    A young solution to youth unemployment

    Poonam had just dreamed up the idea of creating access to markets for products made by young entrepreneurs by… more