Posts tagged ‘unemployment’

  • A job seeker walks past a corridor of a commercial building in Tokyo Forum Article

    Can digital create jobs for Europe’s youth?

    It is a crucial time for Europe, with the new European Commission under President Jean-Claude Juncker… more

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    Tackling unemployment: why skills need to come first

    To be clear from the onset: I will not oversimplify the unemployment (or inactivity) problem in the Western… more

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    The neuroscience of poverty

    Recently I’ve seen news reports with headlines like this one: “Can Brain Science Help Lift People Out Of… more

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    Can green investment boost Europe’s growth?

    A triple-dip recession in the Eurozone is now a distinct possibility. This column argues that… more

  • European Union flags fly outside EC headquarters in Brussels. Forum Article

    Tackling Europe’s youth unemployment

    Since the beginning of the global financial crisis, social conditions have deteriorated in many… more

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    What next for Latin America’s labour markets?

    It looks as if labor markets in Latin America have not been following the economic news—literally… 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 woman works at the General Company for Leather Industry in Baghdad Global Agenda Councils Article

    Four ways businesses can help to build peace

    The 9/11 al Qaeda attack on the World Trade Centre twin towers – soaring symbols of development and… more

  • Fake euro banknotes are seen in a block of ice symbolizing austerity measures, during a demonstration in central Brussels Forum Article

    Why austerity isn’t working in Europe

    “If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the theory,” goes the old adage. But too often it is… more

  • Two workers use their mobile phones in the newly built Meydan Horse racing complex in Dubai Forum Article

    Four ways to create more jobs in the Gulf

    Gulf economies are taking bets on the future, spending billions on new airports, bigger ports and… more

  • Applicants fill out forms during a job fair at the Southeast LA-Crenshaw WorkSource Center in Los Angeles Social Entrepreneurs Article

    How young people can boost competitiveness

    While the issue of youth unemployment features highly on national and international policy agendas… 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

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Forum Article

    When will the US raise interest rates?

    After more than five years of exceptionally low interest rates, the United States… more

  • A participant holds up a sky lantern to be released during the “Kapulica & Lanterns” event in Zagreb Forum Article

    Three ways young people are changing the world

    We are experiencing a values revolution. Increasingly, people want to make the world a better place through… more

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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

  • 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

  • Kirore, a creative director at Planet Rackus works on MA3Racer, a 2D mobile game inside his studio in Kenya’s capital Nairobi Forum Video

    Top 10 most competitive economies in sub-Saharan Africa

    The sub-Saharan African region has provided something of a silver lining in an otherwise broadly felt… more

  • A woman has a painted Swiss flag on her face as Swiss National Day is celebrated at the House of Switzerland in London Forum Video

    What makes Switzerland so competitive?

    For the sixth consecutive edition, Switzerland tops the rankings of the World Economic Forum’s Global… more