Topic : Financial Development

  • 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

  • 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

  • Solar panels of local mining company CAP are seen in the Atacama Desert Social Entrepreneurs Event

    Three ways to make green bond financing better

    Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2014

    , Tianjin, People's Republic of China

  • 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

  • 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

  • Euro sculpture is partially reflected in a puddle in front of the headquarters of the ECB headquarters in Frankfurt Forum Article

    What’s the right size for the financial sector?

    The recent global financial crisis has made us rethink the contribution of the financial sector to the real economy… more

  • Forum Article

    Three steps for China on liberalizing capital

    The rest of the world has a huge stake in how China manages its tricky transition from a state of binding capital… more

  • Forum Article

    How China can avoid a hard landing

    It is now widely accepted that the recent global financial crisis was actually a balance sheet crisis. Long periods of… 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 university… more

  • A 20 lira banknote is seen through a magnifying lens in this illustration picture taken in Istanbul Forum Article

    Could high inflation make a comeback?

    Is the era of high inflation gone forever? In a world of slow growth, high debt and tremendous distributional… more

  • Cranes rise above towers in what will be the Yujiapu financial center in Tianjin's Binhai new area Forum Article

    10 things to know about our meeting in China

    Next week, China's premier, Li Keqiang, will open the eighth Annual Meeting of the New Champions in Tianjin, China… more

  • Protestors carry flags of Portugal, Italy, Greece and Spain as they gather in front of the parliament in Syntagma square during a 48-hour strike by the two major Greek workers unions in Athens Forum Video

    Is Europe’s competitiveness torn in half?

    In recent years, many studies have highlighted the stark competitiveness divide that exists and persists between a… more

  • Scientist prepares protein samples for analysis in a lab at the Institute of Cancer Research in Sutton Forum Article

    Is Europe investing enough in research?

    The dangerous cocktail in many European countries of high debt and subdued growth calls for smart fiscal consolidation… 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, widely accepted as the… 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 people learn and the… 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 book Capital in the… more