Topic : Competitiveness

  • 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

  • To match feature JAPAN-GENERATION/ Forum Article

    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

  • 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

  • To match feature SPAIN-IMMIGRANTS/ Forum Article

    Why emigration matters as much as immigration

    The basis of the debate about migration into European countries… more

  • A stockbroker looks at stock index numbers at a brokerage firm in Mumbai Forum Article

    Why grit matters in the workplace

    It’s not smarts or talent or luck that separates the risers from the fallers – it’s grit. My… more

  • A child in first grade uses a new laptop as part of the Canaima project at a Bolivarian school in Caracas Forum Article

    How can Europe embrace a digital future?

    The World Economic Forum has been enriched by the contributions of globally minded and digital… more

  • The Euro currency sign is seen in front of the European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt Forum Article

    What is driving ECB monetary policy?

    The European Central Bank is in the middle of a big, risky experiment. Key interest rates have remained… more

  • A map of China is seen through a magnifying glass on a computer screen showing binary digits in Singapore Forum Article

    How to benefit from China’s innovation boom

    For more than a century, the United States has been the dominant global force for innovation. But China and… more

  • A worker examines a circuit board inside a Foxconn factory in the township of Longhua in the southern Guangdong province Forum Article

    Can offshoring cut inequality?

    The rapid rise of offshoring has been one of the most visible trends in the US labour market over the… more

  • Dell logos are seen at its headquarters in Cyberjaya Forum Article

    The three things entrepreneurs need

    New York City is a fascinating place, but especially during UN Week. Lots of interesting people doing… more

  • IRAQI MAN CHECKS VALVE IN OIL REFINERY OUTSIDE BAGHDAD. Forum Article

    What can the Middle East learn from the US shale boom?

    The clear relationship between secure and competitively priced energy and economic prosperity is well… 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

  • Japan’s bullet train, or the “shinkansen” at Tokyo station in Tokyo March 25, 2004. [Rocky relations.. Forum Article

    Does high-speed rail benefit business?

    Governments around the world are spending lavishly on the… 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

  • 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