Topic : Competitiveness

  • Forum Article

    Why America is still on top

    The recent creation of a new international development bank by Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa – the… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    Why raw materials are a dangerous distraction

    Poor countries export raw materials such as cocoa, iron ore, and raw diamonds. Rich countries export – often to those… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    Busting the myth of the US manufacturing revival

    The decade that preceded the 2008 financial crisis was marked by massive global trade imbalances, as the United States… more

  • Forum Article

    Will India emulate China's boom?

    In recent years, China and India have both emerged as global economic superpowers, with China leading the way. But with… more

  • Forum Article

    Do cities widen the gap between rich and poor?

    Thomas Piketty and the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil have something in common. The bestseller of the former and the… more

  • Forum Article

    Four things not to do in an economic crisis

    Current high public debt burdens are due to three main forces: Bond-financed fiscal stimulus measures applied in… more

  • Forum Article

    Modi's promise for Indian entrepreneurs

    The recent political developments in India have set in motion a range of changes aimed at galvanizing the bureaucracy… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    Are the BRICS starting to crumble?

    The original concept behind the BRIC acronym (which represents Brazil, Russia, India and China) was to identify the… more

  • Forum Article

    What can two crows and a skull tell us about the economy?

    Outside my window there are three trees, two poplars and a small fruit tree. Right now, two crows are flitting from… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    The four main barriers to talent mobility in Africa

    Flexible immigration procedures are essential for skilled workers to move easily between countries and businesses… more

  • Forum Article

    Why the price of a flat in Beijing matters

    China’s real-estate sector has been a source of serious concern for several years, with soaring property prices… more

  • Forum Article

    Does entrepreneurship begin in the classroom?

    Recent research shows that start-up rates increase by as much as 20% when entrepreneurship lessons are provided in… more

  • Forum Article

    How free trade and tech will transform ASEAN

    Different languages, religions, histories and geographies have long divided countries in the Association of Southeast… more

  • Forum Article

    How can we break the Ivy League clique?

    Education is undoubtedly a critical driver of economic growth and social mobility. But efforts to expand access to… more

  • Forum Article

    Nine key insights for Europe's next decade

    As Europe slowly emerges from the worst financial and economic crisis of the past 80 years, the need to focus on… more

  • Forum Article

    How smaller businesses can help Africa thrive

    International investors, representatives of international and regional organisations, and African leaders from… more

  • Forum Article

    Europe’s top 10 most competitive economies

    The 2014 edition of the The Europe 2020 Competitiveness Report, published this week, tracks Europe’s progress on… more

  • Global Agenda Councils Article

    India needs a total system reset

    They’re calling it a “TsuNaMo”. More than a victory for the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP), they’re calling it a… more