Topic : Competitiveness

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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

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    Can modern manufacturing revitalise cities?

    The renewal of manufacturing is not an abstract economic issue: It is very much an urban issue. American… more

  • A general view shows the Moscow International Business Center and the Mercury City Tower (R) after a ceremony to present it as Europe’s tallest skyscraper in Moscow Forum Article

    How Russia can boost growth

    For 2014, we project that Russia’s economy will grow at an estimated 0.3-0.5 percent. This is the lowest… more

  • Thailand’s PM-elect Yingluck Shinawatra meets with her economic team at the Puea Thai Party’s headquarters in Bangkok Forum Article

    Three factors that get more women into the boardroom

    As the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap 2014 Report reveals how far the world still is… more

  • Cherry blossoms are in full bloom in front of the Bank of Japan headquarters in Tokyo Forum Article

    Could demand from China boost Japan?

    Japan is the petri dish for the struggle against the secular stagnation that is now gripping most major… more

  • An operator of Swiss air traffic control firm Skyguide monitors airplanes at the Skyguide monitoring centre in Duebendorf Forum Article

    How young women are changing the workplace

    Millennials – loosely defined as those born between 1980 and 1995 – think and work differently. To… more

  • A businessman avoids puddles at the International Financial Services Centre – the business district of Dublin Forum Article

    Six principles for turning a company around

    If you were to ask any CEO, “Would you like to turn around a company?” the answer would likely be, “No… more

  • A woman walks past a show window of a luxury cafe at Ginza shopping district in Tokyo Forum Article

    The hidden obstacles that hold women back

    The CEO of an internationally renowned technology company was forced to make a groveling apology recently… more

  • Construction takes place on The Shard building as visitors pose on the balcony at One New Change in London Forum Article

    It is up to us all to beat gender stereotypes

    Next year is the 20th anniversary of the World Conference on Women in Beijing, which set out an… more

  • The sun sets on the minarets and the Great Pyramids of Giza in Old Cairo Forum Article

    Why Egypt’s economic woes are overstated

    If macroeconomic indicators are to be believed, Egypt’s economic growth has ground… more

  • File photo shows employees of Fiat SpA working on a new “Panda” car at the Fiat plant in Pomigliano D’Arco Forum Article

    How to tackle skills shortages

    Just a couple of years ago, we were wondering what it would take to get the world’s economies moving… more

  • A man looks at a job board posted at a job fair in Toronto Forum Article

    How to write a great job description

    In a perfect world, everyone who applies for an open position at your company is well qualified… more

  • Luxury yachts are moored in the port of Cannes before the start of the 64th Cannes Film Festival Forum Article

    Why Piketty is wrong about inheritance

    The buzz over Thomas Piketty’s book Capital in the Twenty-First Century may have subsided somewhat… more

  • Wind turbines at the Infigen Energy wind farm can be seen on the hills surrounding Lake George, located on the outskirts of the Australian capital city of Canberra Young Global Leaders Article

    Why it pays to join the circular economy

    "The circular economy needs to make sense to policy-makers in developing countries as well as in Europe and… more

  • Pedestrians on a street of Tokyo’s Ginza shopping district are reflected Forum Article

    How culture holds women back economically

    Until recently, there has been very little analysis of women’s role in the economy. Two centuries ago… more

  • A man walks up a spiral staircase at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago Forum Article

    Why the career ladder no longer matters

    In today’s lightning fast, roller-coaster business environment, the concept of solely developing deep… more

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    How to follow up after an interview

    I often speak about showing commitment to a job search. It’s never enough to just send out applications and… more

  • Swiss Economy Minister Schneider-Ammann speaks to members of the women’s section of the Swiss FDP on International Women’s Day in Bern Forum Article

    Why equality makes cold, hard economic sense

    In 1950, the world's population was 2.5 billion people. Today, it is over 7 billion. By 2050, it will be… more