Topic : Economics and Growth

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Forum Article

    Seven ways to tell your job isn’t right for you

    At some point in our work lives, many of us will find ourselves in the wrong job. I hear of this often… more

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    A lesson learned in measuring microenterprise

    Measuring microenterprise profits is hard. Most owners of these small firms keep no records and have very… more

  • U.S. flags are seen along the presidential parade route in Washington Forum Article

    How US healthcare affects inequality

    The story goes like this: since 1979 – the peak of the last business cycle before the inauguration… more

  • Airline tycoon Richard Branson and former U.S. vice-president Al Gore hold a globe in central London Forum Article

    Why tax must go global

    We are witnessing profound changes in the way that the world economy works. As a result of the… more

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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

  • ECB headquarters are pictured prior to the bank’s monthly news conference in Frankfurt Forum Article

    How reliable is the ECB bank assessment?

    The ECB has finalised its assessment of the largest banks in the Eurozone before it… more

  • Aerial view shows mineral-coloured water pooled in salt flat holes on Senegal’s coast Forum Article

    How to help Africa’s resource sector

    The recent acceleration in growth rates across much of sub-Saharan Africa may not be purely commodity-driven… 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

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    How Africa’s cities are the key to growth

    On the periphery of Lagos, Nigeria, lies Makoko, a burgeoning slum community perched on a lagoon. Residents… more

  • Children, who fled from the violence in Mosul, play inside the Khazer refugee camp Forum Article

    Why global recession hits children hardest

    Children have suffered the most as the effects of the global financial crisis have been felt in the… 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

  • Workers level the earth on the Mombasa-Nairobi highway construction project in Athi River Forum Article

    3 ways to improve Africa’s infrastructure

    Tremendous efforts are under way to upgrade sub-Saharan Africa’s infrastructure. But the needs on the… more

  • Slums are seen along a river with the skyline of Makati, Manila’s financial district, in the background Forum Article

    We must end extreme inequality. Now.

    There is an overwhelming consensus that things must change. For three years the World Economic Forum has… more

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    Six lessons for the leaders of tomorrow

    Picture the scene: It’s your annual appraisal and your boss has said she wants the discussion to focus… more

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    How big a problem is wealth inequality in the US?

    There is no dispute that income inequality has been on the rise in the US for the past… more

  • Ball is seen on a roulette wheel in front of slot machines at Gaming Expo Asia in Macau Forum Article

    Casinos: a cost benefit analysis

    During the past two decades, the US casino industry has expanded dramatically. According to the American… more

  • Euro coins are seen in this photo illustration taken in Rome Forum Article

    How can the Eurozone work better?

    The Eurozone is facing a bleak economic outlook, with growth remaining stagnant and the threat of… more

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    Closing the gender gap is good business

    The world is changing quickly and businesses need to be ready to meet the needs of a dynamic marketplace… more