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"A few key ingredients are common to all known successful cases." Michael Spence.
Michael Spence, a Nobel laureate in economics, compares comprehensive growth strategies with what is actually happening in the global economy.
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These 4 simple steps could boost your productivity.
Being productive at work for me means being productive at life. As the co-founder of Centerview Capital, a new growth capital firm, my personal and professional activities feed off of eac...
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How can we confront large-scale risks in business, organizations and policy-making?
Will the world act in time or be trampled by the biggest, most likely dangers identified in the World Economic Forum Global Risks Report 2016? Are we denying or dealing with climate change, weapons of mass destruction, water scarcity, mass forced migration, and tectonic shifts in energy markets?
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You might be in the world’s richest 10% – and not realize it.
Statistics illustrating global inequality are mind-boggling, regardless of how you look at them, argues Ana Swanson.
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The challenges we face – at least in higher income countries – are now those of abundance.
People in the developed world now have enough to eat, but that does not mean the end of economic problems, writes J. Bradford DeLong.
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"The impact of account ownership on personal happiness is roughly the same as getting married."
Financial inclusion has a major impact on happiness, shows a new study by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
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"The unemployment/inflation relationship is decidedly different from the curve’s previous incarnations."
A policy brief from Oliver Blanchard suggests a change in our understanding of the Phillips curve, writes Nick Bunker.
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One of our most popular posts of the past week: Tourists spent 421 million nights in this country in 2015.
Europe's top destinations haven't changed much bu
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Do we need to rethink our notion of a middle-income trap?
New research examining the middle-income trap has produced some interesting results.
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"Boys’ employment rates are much more sensitive to various aspects of childhood environment.”
A team of Harvard and Stanford economists suggest we could be seeing the emergence of a reverse gender gap.
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Why do we procrastinate?
“I love deadlines,” English author Douglas Adams once wrote. “I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.” We’ve all had the experience of wanting to get a project done but puttin...
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One of our most popular posts of the past week: This simple change has made a massive difference at Google.
Google managed to cut the rate at which new mothers quit by 50% thanks to a simply policy change.
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