Topic : Economics and Growth

  • A woman walks past the European Commission headquarters in Brussels Forum Article

    From enlargement to energy – why the EU is all change

    Before his appointment as the president of the EU Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker was pilloried as an old-school… more

  • A “made In U.S.A.” tag is pictured inside a canvas bag in San Diego, California Forum Article

    Could trade unite the USA and Latin America?

    Many foreign-policy analysts view the United States’ relationship with Latin America as one of “benign… more

  • People are silhouetted as they walk past the columns of the Bank of England in the City of London Forum Article

    The monetary policy central bankers can’t afford to ignore

    It might seem an unlikely proposition, but central banking has become exciting. This is not necessarily a welcome… more

  • A group of students walk home from school along a road currently being constructed in the Bumi Serpong Damai housing complex Forum Article

    Why education policies matter for equality

    Much of the debate on inequality focuses on its deleterious social and political effects and its impact on growth. But… more

  • A participant holds up a sky lantern to be released during the “Kapulica & Lanterns” event in Zagreb Forum Article

    Three ways young people are changing the world

    We are experiencing a values revolution. Increasingly, people want to make the world a better place through their… 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

  • A bee is covered with pollen as it sits on a blade of grass at a lawn in Klosterneubur Global Shapers Event

    Why entrepreneurs should think small, not big

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • A school girl walks on a road covered with oil and soot at an industrial area in Mumbai Social Entrepreneurs Event

    How to build an entrepreneur

    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

  • 15018928618_774ef7d7b7_z Forum Event

    Top 13 photographs from day two of #amnc14

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • conference centre Global Agenda Councils Article

    China is already living in the future

    In Tianjin this month the World Economic Forum convened more than 1,900 of the world’s leaders in business, research… more

  • The sun is about to come up over the South Pacific Ocean as seen from the International Space Station Young Global Leaders Article

    Can technology save the environment?

    In a world of 9 billion expected by 2050 – including 3 billion new middle-class consumers – the challenges of… more

  • Ships are pictured in the shipyard at Bremerhaven Forum Article

    Seven ways to make innovation pay

    Changes in technology, new customer behaviours and regulation are disrupting the business and global landscape… more

  • Chimneys are seen through a window at a coal-fired power plant on a hazy day in Shimen county Forum Article

    Don’t be surprised if China puts a cap on carbon

    In China – the world’s largest emitter of carbon dioxide – policy-makers have been discussing the possibility of… more

  • 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 moon is seen framed between skyscrapers in Astana Strategic Foresight Article

    What will Central Asia look like in 2035?

    In his 2013 opus How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, Mohsin Hamid documents the fate of an ambitious emerging market… more

  • People wait for the New Year tree to be lit up in Tbilisi Forum Article

    Why Georgia must work closely with its neighbours

    Collaborating with neighbours is vital for any country to ensure sustainable development. The example of Georgia is one… 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