Topic : Competitiveness

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    Why domestic violence costs more than war

    What is the biggest source of violence in our world? With the brutal conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and elsewhere… more

  • Clocks at Reuters Plaza in London Forum Article

    Why the global economy is stronger than you think

    As the latest G20 meeting of finance ministers starts in Cairns, Australia, the Legion of Gloom is at it again. Their… 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 Federal Reserve is getting closer to… more

  • A shadow is cast on the Bank of England in London Forum Article

    Is shadow banking good for the economy?

    Shadow banking, what is it good for? At the epicentre of the global financial crisis, shadow banking has become the… more

  • Cup cakes are displayed in the window of Cuckoo’s bakery in Edinburgh Forum Article

    From Scotland to Slovakia – what price independence?

    Though the world’s eyes are on Scotland’s referendum on independence from the United Kingdom, Scotland is not… more

  • Coffee trees sprout at Conquista farm in Alfenas Forum Article

    Three reasons to be optimistic about impact investing

    A new kind of inequality – or divergence – is emerging in modern society between individuals and businesses who… more

  • Pedestrians walk under red lanterns which was recently installed as Chinese New Year decorations, at Pudong Financial Area in Shanghai Forum Event

    Why China is embracing the circular economy

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • Row of 3D printers are seen during media preview for GE Garages in Washington Forum Article

    5 ways technology will disrupt business

    As I meet technology leaders in various parts of the world, it’s clear that a significant number of emerging… more

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    Top 13 photographs from day two of #amnc14

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • Chinese Premier Li Keqiang speaks next to Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), during a session of the WEF in the Chinese port city of Tianjin Forum Article

    Professor Klaus Schwab’s opening speech to #amnc14

    This is the transcript of Professor Klaus Schwab's address at the Opening Plenary of the Annual Meeting of the New… more

  • The Baiterek is seen in Astana Strategic Foresight Article

    2 key challenges for Eurasia

    As an economic policy adviser and someone who teaches policies for competitiveness, I often wonder which policies… more

  • An employee works at a Chinese automobile factory in Hefei Forum Event

    What does innovation mean in today’s world?

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • Liu, CEO and founder of China’s e-commerce company JD.com, crosses a street on an electric tricycle during a delivery run in Beijing Forum Article

    Six reasons China is winning at e-commerce

    Why has China’s e-commerce industry developed so fast? I get asked this in almost every country I visit, usually… more

  • A combination photograph shows a street vendor selling stems of garlic at a market in a half-demolished old residential site and a clerk arranging vegetables in a fridge at a super market at a wealthy district in Beijing Forum Article

    Why data is key to inclusive growth

    Reducing income disparities has always ranked high among the top objectives of policy-makers as a measure to achieve… 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 (SDGs) released a zero draft… more

  • Protestors carry flags of Portugal, Italy, Greece and Spain as they gather in front of the parliament in Syntagma square during a 48-hour strike by the two major Greek workers unions in Athens Forum Video

    Is Europe’s competitiveness torn in half?

    In recent years, many studies have highlighted the stark competitiveness divide that exists and persists between a… more

  • Apprentice Tanja Wollerstorfer works at FACC in Ried im Innkreis Forum Video

    10 ways countries can improve their competitiveness

    For more than 30 years the World Economic Forum has studied and benchmarked competitiveness, widely accepted as the… more

  • A crew works on the roof of the newly constructed United States Institute of Peace in Washington Forum Article

    Reforms we need to tackle inequality

    The reception in the United States, and in other advanced economies, of Thomas Piketty’s recent book Capital in the… more