The USA may be able to look forward to the Fourth Industrial Revolution with confidence but innovative strength will not be enough to secure competitiveness on its own.
Experts are keen to draw comparisons between China today and Japan before its economic slowdown. They’re wrong.
In a new era of global competition, cities will compete with each other for talent and capital. This battle will be won or lost on the basis of liveability.
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Every year in developing economies, thousands of young, talented workers return home wanting to change their countries. The challenges they face in doing so are enormous.
A list of some of the week’s most interesting stories in economic growth and social inclusion – featuring the release of the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness Report 2016-17.
What are India’s strengths and weaknesses today, in relation to its overall level of competitiveness and compared to other economies at the same stage of development?
Global multinationals will be best served by external affairs departments which are skilled at putting out fires as well as they are empowered to proactively engage with stakeholder, posi...
This year’s Global Competitiveness Report has good, bad and ugly news for Latin America and the Caribbean.
Without the tail winds of sustained global growth and high commodity prices, African economies need to increase their competitiveness if they are to offer more opportunities to their peo...
This part of the world is experiencing positive economic momentum, and in 2016 is set to grow more quickly than China for the first time in more than 20 years.
Europe is pushing the competitiveness frontier in multiple ways, but strong headwinds could yet blow the region off course.
Despite recent innovations such as social media, big data, fintech and the sharing economy, productivity growth has slowed since the global financial crisis. Here's why.
Greater living standards. Resilience to economic shocks. These are some of the reasons why nations should take their competitiveness seriously.
Of the 112 individual indicators that make up the Global Competitiveness Index, 14 could be directly negatively impacted by Brexit.