Topic : Infrastructure

  • regulatefinance Forum Article

    Where are emerging market multinationals investing?

    Emerging market multinationals (EMMs) have become increasingly salient players in… more

  • Vehicles move along New Delhi’s Connaught Place during evening hours Forum Article

    How to find India’s growth hotspots

    India’s economy could soon be on the move again. The new government is re-establishing… more

  • A labourer builds components of wind turbines at a wind power equipment factory in Zouping Forum Article

    A new way of choosing materials

    If you think ordering a drink from Starbucks can be a tall order, try picking out the right material for a… more

  • Residents are seen in the Villa 31 slum near Buenos Aires Forum Article

    4 ways to make housing more affordable

    Providing decent, affordable housing is a growing challenge in developing and… more


    How to revive Europe’s growth engine

    When the International Monetary Fund lowered its global growth forecast for 2014 and 2015 from 3.7% and… more

  • Migrant labourers work at a construction site near Hongqiao Airport in Shanghai Forum Article

    5 steps to choosing the best infrastructure investment

    The G20 infrastructure agenda cites an OECD prediction the global infrastructure gap will be worth… more

  • People walk in front of the skyline after a rain storm in Toronto Global Agenda Councils Article

    Running cities: the rise of a $3 trillion industry

    Consider an industry that has annual revenues of $1.8 trillion (as of 2011) in the United States alone –… more

  • Students share a desk during a mathematics class at the Every Nation Academy private school in the city of Makeni in Sierra Leone Global Agenda Councils Article

    What’s the biggest challenge for Africa in 2015?

    Tellingly, this year’s Survey on the Global Agenda 2015 revealed education and skills development as the… more

  • A typhoon survivor drinks coffee as he takes a break from rebuilding the roof of his typhoon damaged house in Tacloban city Forum Article

    Lessons on disaster response, one year after Typhoon Haiyan

    Social protection specialists, disaster risk managers, risk finance practitioners and climate change… more

  • 140918-Thu-mali schoolchildren reuters image RTREGJO1-628×330 Forum Article

    Why you need to understand procurement

    Public procurement is not among the most popular topics in development circles. However… more

  • People use computers at an internet cafe in the Hodan area of Mogadishu Forum Article

    How do we get internet access for all?

    In the developed world, internet access is getting close to saturation point throughout the population… more

  • A labourer works at the construction of a residential complex at Noida Forum Article

    5 ways India can overcome its infrastructure challenges

    India needs infrastructure. From the moment you set foot in the… more

  • Construction labourers work at the site of the development project of King Abdullah Road in Riyadh Forum Article

    Time for an investment push

    For countries with infrastructure needs, the combination of low interest rates and mediocre… more

  • A man walks in a building in Tokyo Forum Article

    Why we need to teach economic history

    Behind every economic policy initiative lies a narrative justifying that course of action: immigration… more

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    How to help reduce inequality

    In a recent blog post, Oxfam International Executive Director Winnie Byanyima highlights a critical… more

  • Labourers fit iron rods at the construction site of a metro train station in Chennai Forum Article

    3 key themes for our meeting in India

    Five months after coming to power in India’s general election, the government of Prime… more

  • A view shows the Planalto Palace designed by architect Oscar Niemeyer in Brasilia Forum Article

    Who can make our cities better?

    I predict we’re going to hear a lot more from landscape architects in the coming years. There has long… more

  • Zeff, a 300 pound, 11 year old Amur tiger, moves in her new habitat, called Tiger Mountain, at the Bronx Zoo in New York, May 14, 2003. The three acre habitat holds eight tigers and brings zoo visitors face-to-face with the big cats, as they look through especially thick glass for their protection. Picture taken May 14, 2003. Forum Article

    How zoos can save our animals

    Today, many zoos promote the protection of biodiversity as a significant part of their mission. As… more