Japan has the lowest inflation of all major economies but will continue feeling the pressure. Here’s why

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Naoko Kutty, Digital Editor, World Economic Forum The Bank of Japan (BOJ) has decided to stick to its monetary easing policy amid accelerating global inflation growth. Inflation in Japan is the lowest among major economies, with the Consumer […]

Averting an energy crisis requires bold investment in renewable energy — particularly in developing economies

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Mili Fomicov, Researcher, Centre for Climate Finance & Investment, Imperial College London, Olivia Zeydler, Programme Analyst, Energy, Materials Infrastructure Platform, World Economic Forum A spate of disturbing geo-political events and the growing frequency of adverse climate events have […]

Why we shouldn’t overlook the impact of SMEs on local and global economies

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Julia Devos, Head, New Champions Community, World Economic Forum, Zishu Chen, Content Curator, New Champions, World Economic Forum Beijing The contribution that small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) make in driving positive social, environmental and economic change is often […]

These emerging economies are poised to lead shipping’s net-zero transition

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Margi Van Gogh, Head of Supply Chain and Transport, World Economic Forum, Ingrid Sidenvall Jegou, Project Director, Global Maritime Forum, Digital Editor, Public Engagement, World Economic Forum The International Maritime Organization is set to revise its target related […]

How Indigenous Peoples are reshaping modern economies

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Darren Godwell, Co-Chair, IgNITE, Asha Nooh, Inclusive Trade Team Member, World Economic Forum Tremendous growth potential exists for the global Indigenous economy. Increased participation of Indigenous businesses in trade and policy development has the potential to unlock mutual […]

Here’s how heat waves can impact economies, as well as people and wildlife

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Helen Nugent, Senior Writer, Formative Content Countries across the globe have witnessed record high temperatures in 2022. Climate scientists expect the unprecedented heat waves to continue. Between 1998 and 2017, more than 166,000 people died as a result […]

Why least developed countries are switching to ‘services-based’ economies

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Brendan Vickers, Adviser and Head, International Trade Policy, Commonwealth Secretariat, Salamat Ali, International Trade Economist, The Commonwealth Secretariat & Neil Balchin, Economic Adviser – Trade Policy Analysis, The Commonwealth Secretariat Cross-sectoral labour movements during the Istanbul Programme of […]

From BRICS to OASES: a global platform for small economies on the international arena

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Yaroslav Lissovolik,Head, Analytical Division, Global Markets Department (CIB), Sberbank Rather than largest economies forming the vanguard of global governance, there could be role for smaller economies that show success in economic policies and international mediation. Collectively these countries […]

These economies have the best ‘brand’

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Victoria Masterson, Senior Writer, Formative Content The Nation Brands Index has ranked economies by brand appeal since 2008. 2021 is the seventh year that Germany has topped the Index for its brand. Canada, Japan and Italy are amongst […]

Small and growing businesses make the biggest impact on economies, and they need more support

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Austin Mwape, Board Chairperson, Absa Bank Zambia Plc and National Advisory Board for Impact Investment Zambia, Hamdiya Ismaila, General Manager, Ghana Venture Capital Trust Fund, Diana Guzman, Head, Sustainable Development Investment Partnership, World Economic Forum & Drew von […]

Data marketplaces can transform economies. Here’s how

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Ran Melamed, Head, Business Development, Orbs Group & Gary LaFever, Chief Executive Officer, Anonos Much of the technology necessary to enable consent and trust in data marketplaces currently exists and is scalable. Opportunities remain to innovate using 4IR […]

A top economist shares 3 ways leaders can help economies recover

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Briony Harris, Senior Writer, Formative Content OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría discussed the organization’s latest economic outlook in a World Economic Forum Great Reset Dialogue. He warned against removing support too early and shortening supply chains. He also highlighted […]

New poll shows what people think coronavirus will do to their economies

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Andrea Willige, Senior Writer, Formative Content A YouGov survey uncovers wide variation in people’s economic circumstances and outlook ahead of the looming recession. The global recession is the biggest concern for people in all economies surveyed. Mexicans are […]

How can emerging economies navigate the mobility transition?

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Pawan Goenka, Managing Director, Mahindra Group In a world characterised by rapid urbanization, inadequate infrastructure, congestion and deteriorating air quality, as well as economic inequality and an evolving rural landscape, an improved mobility ecosystem should be fundamentally accessible, […]

From start-up to scale: This is how governments can accelerate innovation and build inclusive economies

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Charlotte Edmond, Formative Content, Innovation is at the heart of economic growth and job creation. It can transform productivity and efficiency and address many of the world’s longstanding and emerging challenges, such as climate change, health, education and social […]

These are the world’s 10 most competitive economies in 2019

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Thierry Geiger, Head, Benchmarking Practice, World Economic Forum & Roberto Crotti, Economist, World Economic Forum Since 1979, the World Economic Forum has been taking the temperature of long-term economic growth and productivity in its Global Competitiveness Report. The 2019 […]

Reduce costs, save lives: how healthcare data can help emerging economies

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Noella Bigirimana, Government Fellow, Rwanda Ministry of Health , World Economic Forum Emerging economies are projected to surpass mature economies in overall generation of data by 2020. The volume of healthcare data, one of the fastest growing segments of […]

Office workers in these economies clock up the most extra hours

This article is brought to you thanks to the collaboration of The European Sting with the World Economic Forum. Author: Sean Fleming, Senior Writer, Formative Content Most people will have stayed late at work to finish urgent tasks or might even have pulled an all-nighter to hit a really tight deadline. When those occasions are the exception rather than […]