Job creation inside refugee camps. Refugees need and want opportunities.
Democracy has lost its way. Governments need more than elections to win trust and legitimacy.
The Third Pole is melting. 1.3 billion people are at risk.
Income inequality eats away at trust in society. Big income gaps challenge people’s ideas of fairness.
Economics is still based on the idea of the rational human being. Building models with psychological and behavioural insights is long overdue.
Music in the workplace makes people more collaborative. But it has to be the right kind. No heavy metal.
As the Arctic melts new sea routes become possible. By 2020, it may be cheaper than the Suez canal, but it comes with an environmental price.
Can a pill cure ageing? Snake oil and science continue their deathless battle.
What millennials think about the world and their future. Coverage of the Forum Global Shapers Annual Survey from Asia (Straits Times), the US (Business Insider), the EU (Politico), and Africa (CNBCAfrica)
Infrastructure spending in the UK has plunged since Brexit. References Forum’s global infrastructure rankings. (Financial Times)
Better tax and procurement systems would help Africa fight corruption. Cites Forum data on corruption’s cost. (Allafrica.com)
Why was Brexit good for the bond markets? Forum Head of Global Competitiveness Margareta Drzeniek-Hanouz explains. (Bloomberg)