Topic : Growth

  • Luxury yachts are moored in the port of Cannes before the start of the 64th Cannes Film Festival Forum Article

    Why Piketty is wrong about inheritance

    The buzz over Thomas Piketty’s book Capital in the Twenty-First Century may have subsided somewhat… more

  • U.S. flags and the Chrysler Building are reflected in a window during the Independence Day holiday weekend in New York City Global Growth Companies Article

    Who are America’s 12 new Global Growth Companies?

    The World Economic Forum has announced its selection of Global Growth… more

  • RTR34AGQ Forum Article

    Three questions about India’s “smart cities”

    “Smart city” has become a buzzword in India ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi outlined his… more

  • A man walks past buildings at the central business district of Singapore Forum Article

    Are banks holding back economic growth?

    Banks are struggling to overhaul the way they do business given new realities and new… more

  • A woman pushes a pram along the embankment in the Black Sea resort town of Alushta Forum Article

    What matters more: GDP or happiness?

    Since 1990, GDP per person in China has doubled and then redoubled. With average incomes multiplying… more

  • toobigdata Forum Article

    Why better data is the key to tackling poverty

    When you think about ending poverty and promoting shared prosperity, what comes to… 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

  • A man walks up a spiral staircase at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago Forum Article

    Why the career ladder no longer matters

    In today’s lightning fast, roller-coaster business environment, the concept of solely developing deep… more

  • To match Special Report FOOD/AFRICA Forum Article

    How can we adapt farming to climate change?

    According to UN projections, the world’s population could reach 9.15 billion by 2050, creating a 60%… more

  • A general view of the city of Chicago Forum Article

    Government procurement: arsenic, or gold?

    Gold is rare. More than 99.9% of the Earth’s crust is composed of oxides of silicon, aluminum… more

  • A volunteer health worker practises using a PPE suit at a newly-constructed Ebola virus treatment centre in Monrovia, Liberia Forum Article

    How much economic damage is Ebola causing?

    As current and former World Bank employees, we have all worked to speed the… more

  • People play “Battlefield 4″ on the first day of E3, the Electronic Entertainment Expo, in Los Angeles Forum Article

    Who owns the data you generate online?

    Nearly everyone has a digital footprint – the trail of so-called “passive data” that is produced when… more

  • Yan and Qiu of down processing and manufacturing company Snowbird AG throw feathers after IPO in Frankfurt Forum Article

    Why busts hurt more than booms help

    How do macroeconomic fluctuations affect individual welfare? Nobel laureate… more

  • Performers dressed in futuristic costumes demonstrate Toyota Motor’s single passenger vehicle … Forum Article

    What will life be like in 2064?

    That an octopus called Paul had a better success rate than Goldman Sachs when predicting World Cup… more

  • Kenyan workers prepare clothes for export at the Alltex EPZ factory in Athi River Kenya Forum Article

    What is the growth outlook in East Africa?

    Sustained rapid growth in many African economies has generated a debate… more

  • An illustration picture shows a projection of binary code around the shadow of a man holding a laptop computer in an office in Warsaw Forum Article

    How to nurture tech startups

    California may be the world’s largest and best-known technology hub, but it is not alone in fostering… more

  • Physicist Duerig looks at a prototype of an IBM NanoFrazor 3D nano printing tool at a laboratory in Rueschlikon Forum Article

    Should research always have clear objectives?

    The biblical story of Saul finding his kingdom by chance while searching for his father’s lost donkeys… more

  • Joggers run past as the skyline of Singapore’s financial district is seen in the background Forum Article

    How can we make cities better places to live?

    The delivery and management of urban infrastructure is a critical and essential driver of economic growth… more