Topic : Employment

  • Fake euro banknotes are seen in a block of ice symbolizing austerity measures, during a demonstration in central Brussels Forum Article

    Why austerity isn’t working in Europe

    “If the facts don’t fit the theory, change the theory,” goes the old adage. But too often it is… 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

  • 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

  • Unemployed Belgian Sammar attends a simulated job interview, part of a “Fit for a job” coaching course in Brussels Forum Article

    The five most revealing job interview questions

    One of the most important things I do as a leader is choosing the people who will join our team. Finding… 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

  • A trader’s desk is decorated with a German flag during morning trading session at Frankfurt’s stock exchange Forum Article

    Is Germany really the right role model for Europe?

    For 60 years, successive German governments sought a more European Germany. But now, Chancellor Angela… more

  • Illustration file picture shows a man typing on a computer keyboard in Warsaw Forum Article

    Why Europe needs a digital single market

    Innovation isn’t easy. It takes courage to experiment and advance a new idea and determination to ensure… more

  • Vivint Solar technicians install solar panels on the roof of a house in Mission Viejo Forum Article

    How to create jobs by tackling climate change

    In the past, action to combat climate change was viewed largely as running counter to… more

  • Foreign workers wait for transport to go to work in Kuala Lumpur Forum Article

    Bangladesh’s secret weapon for tackling poverty

    In introductory macroeconomic class, students learn the theory of the multiplier and many interesting… 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… 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… 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… more

  • RTX13YRG Forum Article

    3 ways China can tool up for digital jobs

    Technological transformation is rapidly changing China’s economy as well as the economies of other… more

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    China’s paradox: unemployment, and a lack of workers

    In China, both a labour shortage and unemployment have emerged as problems in recent years. The number of… more

  • Forum Video

    What does the second machine age mean for our jobs?

    If the first industrial revolution was about creating more effective power systems, such as the steam… 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… more

  • French lycee students take their Philosophy “Bac”, the traditional end-of-year examination series in France, at the the Lycee Livet in Nantes Forum Article

    Why teaching humanities improves innovation

    Business leaders often argue that the widening education gap – the disparity between what young… 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… more