The historic journey of women's economic emancipation since World War II - by Claudia Goldin, Nobel Prize in Economics 2023
Investigating the gender gap in the labor market, Claudia Goldin demonstrated how technological progress, the expansion of the service sector and rising education levels have led to a growing demand for female labor. Yet societal stigma, legislation and other institutional barriers have limited the effects of these factors, which continue to weigh heavily on the gender gap.Read more
China is Facing its Worst Economic Crisis since the Cultural Revolution. What does a Weaker China Mean for the Rest of the World?
China and the West grow apart – China launches a strategic shift in its economic relations with the worldRead more
What does the Future look like in a World Moving Toward a Collaborative Economy?
Discover how the growing tensions between two opposing forces – the "old economy" and the "new economy" – will shape society and businesses in the years to come.Read more
A New World Emerges from the War in Ukraine – the Economic and Geopolitical Stakes
The world prior to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine belongs to the past.Read more
The Middle Class is the Lifeblood of a Prosperous Society
The middle class plays a major role in our society: its purchasing power drives global economic growth, contributes to healthy democracies, and keeps the world safer. Yet, globally, we are witnessing a decline in the middle class amid growing economic inequality, increasing corruption, and rising political instability.Read more
Where is the Global Economy headed?
Inflationary pressures are improving, spiraling costs of living are beginning to ease - and as expected and desirable - the pace of economic growth is slowing.Read more
With the Current Level of Inflation, are there Signals that a Pernicious Visitor from the ‘70s and early ‘80s is Back?
There is little indication that a future recession is looming. However, skyrocketing demand and supply shortages are stretching the economy to the limit.Read more
Delayed Transition from Adolescence to Adulthood: an Expected Response to the Economic Conditions at Entry into the Workforce.
When young adults delay reaching adulthood, it does not mean that something has changed about them; but that the economic context in which they grew up has changed.Read more