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23 stories you might have missed this week

How young leaders are fighting climate change, what the Incas and Moses teach us about economics and 21 other insights from the past week.

Young people are key to tackling climate change

It is today’s young generations who will pay the price if we neglect our duty to minimize the effects of climate change, writes Ahmad Alhendawi.

How much can trade really tell us about growth?

For decades, rapid trade growth has played a vital role in economic development, but there is no reason why trade should grow faster than GDP forever, says Adair Turner.


Highlights from Africa 2014

Catch up on the highlights from this year’s World Economic Forum on Africa, which took place in Abuja, Nigeria.

Can digital solve youth unemployment?

Twenty-five percent of all young people are unemployed, and finding ways to teach them new skills and find jobs is a global imperative, says Judith Rodin.

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