Posts tagged ‘unemployment’

  • 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

  • Closeup of the map of Europe seen on the face of a 10 Euro Cent coin in Paris Forum Video

    Top 10 most competitive economies in Europe

    Economic recovery across Europe is mixed, with many countries now recording stronger growth, while… more

  • A worker sweeps the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Forum Article

    How can the US create jobs that pay decent wages?

    Something unusual happened this year. For the first time in almost ten years, a book by an economist made it… more

  • File photo of trader Mario Picone working on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Forum Article

    Why the great recession is now a depression

    First it was the 2007 financial crisis. Then it became the 2008 financial crisis. Next it was the… more

  • A boy draped with a Brazilian flag and a girl from Uruguay watch a soccer match between children from Chile and Uruguay during the “Street Soccer World Cup” in Sao Paulo Forum Article

    4 ways to boost Brazil’s growth

    After years of impressive growth, Brazil’s economic prospects appear increasingly dim. Since the World… more

  • AN ITALIAN FLAG WAVES ON THE TOP OF THE MONUMENT TO VICTOR EMMANUELII IN ROME. Forum Article

    What caused Italy’s triple-dip recession?

    Italy is now in a triple-dip recession. But it didn’t get there by itself. Yes, the economy’s long… more

  • A fan holds up the flag of Kazakhstan during their men’s ice hockey game against the US in Turin Global Shapers Article

    How can we redefine what it means to have a good job?

    Young people are one of the most vulnerable groups when it comes to the job market. They tend to look… more

  • A staff inputs data into a computer at the warehouse of Konga online shopping company in Ilupeju district in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos Global Shapers Article

    How can Nigeria crack unemployment?

    Here are some numbers: according to the Nigerian National Bureau of Statistics, young people between the… more

  • Voters line up to cast their votes outside a polling station in Rangareddy district Forum Article

    Look to Asia for the rebirth of democracy

    Some of us wake up every morning to find ourselves living in a society where economic opportunity is… more

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    What causes persistently high unemployment?

    For the five years from December 2008 to November 2013, the US unemployment rate… more

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    Why the US will pay a price for Argentina’s default

    On July 30, Argentina’s creditors did not receive their semiannual payment on the… more

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    Are we doomed to repeat the economic crisis?

    In the movie Groundhog Day, a television weatherman, played by Bill Murray, awakes every morning at 6am to… more

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    Are we getting it wrong on inequality?

    Concern about economic inequality is in the air almost everywhere. The issue is not inequality between… more