Posts tagged ‘productivity’

  • Morning commuters are seen outside the New York Stock Exchange Forum Article

    Why are US workers being left behind?

    One of the United States’ defining – and disheartening – economic trends over the last 40 years has… more

  • -PHOTO TAKEN 15MAY05- A vessel sails under the Bosphorus Bridge linking the city’s [European and Asi.. Forum Article

    Turkey 2014: Two strategies for unlocking growth

    With economic growth rates improving in advanced economies, countries in Europe, the Middle East and… 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

  • People walk past a lantern decorated with a dragon pattern ahead of the Lantern Festival at Yu Yuan Garden in downtown Shanghai Young Global Leaders Event

    Has China’s growth only just begun?

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

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    China’s paradox: unemployment, and a lack of workers

    In China, both a labour shortage and unemployment have emerged as problems in recent years. The number of… more

  • Employees work on a solar panel production line at Suntech Power Holdings headquarters in Wuxi Forum Article

    Why China’s cities are clusters of innovation

    Spatial agglomeration of economic activities is generally assumed to improve productivity and spur… more

  • ASIMO, a humanoid robot created by Honda, serves tea to a visitor during the Johannesburg International Motor Show Forum Event

    The robot revolution has already begun

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • A 20 lira banknote is seen through a magnifying lens in this illustration picture taken in Istanbul Forum Article

    Could high inflation make a comeback?

    Is the era of high inflation gone forever? In a world of slow growth, high debt and tremendous… more

  • An ECO 110 wind turbine manufactured Alstom is seen in the Landes de Couesme wind farm near La Gacilly Forum Video

    Why competitiveness doesn’t have to cost the earth

    Last June, a UN task force in charge of developing the Sustainable Development Goals… more

  • French lycee students take their Philosophy “Bac”, the traditional end-of-year examination series in France, at the the Lycee Livet in Nantes Forum Article

    Why teaching humanities improves innovation

    Business leaders often argue that the widening education gap – the disparity between what young… more

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    Is innovation exploding or expiring?

    The stories we hear about the economy influence the way we behave, which in turn influences the… more

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    How immigration creates jobs and boosts wages

    Fears that immigration takes jobs away from natives and imposes significant… more

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    Why Brazil should open up to the world

    Despite a decade of rapid growth and falling poverty rates, Brazil has failed to match… more

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    Has globalization peaked?

    The common presumption is that it will spread, but I find this question not so easy to answer. Let’s say… more

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    What does the Black Death teach us about development?

    Increasing the interactions between economic history and economic development would help each because both… more

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    How should we measure economic progress?

    Slowly but surely, the debate about the nature of economic growth is entering a new phase. The emerging… more

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    The surprising chasm within emerging economies

    When researchers at the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) recently dug into the details of Mexico’s lagging… more

  • Forum Event

    What does freedom in business mean to you?

    Annual Meeting 2014

    , Davos-Klosters, Switzerland