Last month, the World Economic Forum (WEF) published its Global Competitiveness Report. The topics are broad and the questions are varied. Based on Executive Opinion Surveys from 126 economies, the answers are supposed to provide insight about short and long…
Concerned with a shift away from traditional multilateral institutions and free trade, the World Economic Forum identifies our global economic risk.
Looking at Italy’s debt and beyond at the world, we can worry about massive borrowing that reflects a larger proportion of a country’s GDP.
While today is the first day that Saudi women can drive legally, they still experience gender inequity at Starbucks and beyond.
Identifying the countries where women are more likely to select STEM (science, technology, engineering, math), scholars had some surprises.
We can better grasp what we mean by the GDP by looking at the numbers and also by comparing its components to an alternative.
Because the ranking depends on our variables and their definitions, measuring the global gender gap can have surprising results.
Trying to find where the global gender gap is smaller, we can look at Rwanda’s labor force and parliament but not in the home.
Production possibilities graphs and GDP comparisons show us that a bigger gender gap prevents countries from achieving their economic growth potential.
Preparing its transportation infrastructure for the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics, Brazil has one giant to-do list. In the air and on the ground, it has the participants, the officials and the fans that have to be moved around.…