Topic : Global

  • Excess natural gas is being flared, or burnt off, at a flare stack at the refinery in Tula Forum Article

    How natural gas has transformed energy markets

    Natural gas is creating a new reality for economies around the world.  Three major developments of the… more

  • File photo shows employees of Fiat SpA working on a new “Panda” car at the Fiat plant in Pomigliano D’Arco Forum Article

    How to tackle skills shortages

    Just a couple of years ago, we were wondering what it would take to get the world’s economies moving… more

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    Is morality on the side of the creditor or debtor?

    Every economic collapse brings a demand for debt forgiveness. The incomes needed to repay loans have… more

  • People wave an European Union flag in front of the Palace of Culture during a EU parade in Warsaw. Forum Article

    Three lessons from Europe’s last decade

    Over the past ten years, the European Union has endured a series of unprecedented crises, the likes… more

  • A video installation by Mexican artist Miguel Chevalier titled ?Ultra-Nature? is projected onto a wall in the heart of the city at the Singapore Art Museum Forum Article

    Why innovation needs both art and science

    The most creative innovations of the digital age came from those who were able to connect the arts and… more

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    How to prepare for the next Ebola

    Until Thomas Eric Duncan brought Ebola into the United States, the disease was largely dismissed as an… more

  • Wind turbines at the Infigen Energy wind farm can be seen on the hills surrounding Lake George, located on the outskirts of the Australian capital city of Canberra Young Global Leaders Article

    Why it pays to join the circular economy

    "The circular economy needs to make sense to policy-makers in developing countries as well as in Europe and… more

  • Whale sharks swim with other fish inside a tank, which the aquarium says is the world’s largest, at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium in Motobu town Forum Article

    Why we need to save the sharks

    Sharks have long been portrayed as man-eaters, a menace to any swimmer brave (or foolish) enough to… more

  • Omar Aguilar, a pruner or “desmochador”, climbs a royal palm tree to cut branches of berries on a farm on the outskirts of Havana Forum Article

    How do we collaborate to curb deforestation?

    Consumers around the world are beginning to favour responsibly produced goods; and many companies that… more

  • India school girl Global Shapers Article

    How to close the gender gap? Start at school

    Over my years of involvement with school health programmes in India, I have found that  incorporating… more

  • A Filipino trader rubs his eyes as a downside trend is shown on the screen of the Philippine … Forum Article

    Does regret lead to bad investment decisions?

    The leading normative theory in economics – expected utility theory – postulates… more

  • A spider’s web glistens in the morning sun in Dunham Massey country park near Manchester Forum Article

    Why financial regulation is still failing

    The global system of financial regulation is extraordinarily complex. Partly for that reason, it is little… more

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    How to stop foreign TV eroding local culture

    The idea that television can transform culture has been prominent in the political… more

  • People walk towards a train station in Tokyo Forum Article

    Why patience pays

    In economics, patience is measured as the ‘rate of time preference’, which… more

  • Pedestrians on a street of Tokyo’s Ginza shopping district are reflected Forum Article

    How culture holds women back economically

    Until recently, there has been very little analysis of women’s role in the economy. Two centuries ago… more

  • Sarah Banerji of Lincoln harvests tomatoes on an urban farm plot in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston Forum Article

    We can end hunger in this lifetime

    As World Food Day focuses attention on global hunger, we find ourselves at a crossroads of opportunity and… more

  • High-rise residential towers under construction are pictured behind an old residential building in central Mumbai Forum Article

    Why inequality matters – and how to tackle it

    A 700-page treatise on economics translated from French is not exactly a light summer read—even for someone… more

  • A farmer uses mobile phone on her morning glory vegetable field in Bach Lien village outside Hanoi Forum Article

    Can mobile phones help to improve food security?

    Around three-fourths of the world’s poorest people live in rural areas. The rural poor, and their very… more