How the Global Gender Gap Has Changed

In its annual Global Gender Gap Report, the World Economic Forum looks within countries to quantify gender parity.

Grading Global Economic Health

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…

Everything We Need to Know About Global Economic Risk

Concerned with a shift away from traditional multilateral institutions and free trade, the World Economic Forum identifies our global economic risk.

Why Italy Is Selling Some Palazzos

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.

Gender Equity for Saudi Women at Starbucks and Beyond

While today is the first day that Saudi women can drive legally, they still experience gender inequity at Starbucks and beyond.

The Mystery of the STEM Paradox

Identifying the countries where women are more likely to select STEM (science, technology, engineering, math), scholars had some surprises.

How to Really Grasp the GDP

We can better grasp what we mean by the GDP by looking at the numbers and also by comparing its components to an alternative.

Questions About the Global Gender Gap

Because the ranking depends on our variables and their definitions, measuring the global gender gap can have surprising results.

Where To Find A Smaller Global Gender Gap

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.

Finding the Global Gender Gap

Production possibilities graphs and GDP comparisons show us that a bigger gender gap prevents countries from achieving their economic growth potential.