- Economist Pavlina R. Tcherneva demolishes the idea that there is an optimal rate of unemployment and makes a timely case for a national job guarantee.
- Amid alarming scarcity, some companies are going beyond incremental improvements to change how water is used and managed.November 25, 2019 by Deepali Srivastava
- Large companies are probably ready for the obvious effects of the impending shift away from LIBOR, but hazards could be lurking in unexpected places.
- Whether in the boardroom or the halls of government, we can achieve more peaceful and productive ways of working.October 11, 2019 by Adam Kahane
- The first step to rebuilding trust is to be aware that change and complexity are constant and that everyone — customers, regulators, employees, and the general public — are potential stakeholders.October 8, 2019
- The speed of technological change requires new thinking about how institutions and businesses deliver on trust.
- Cross-border deals face increased scrutiny, but understanding where regulators are coming from can help prevent trouble.
- Corporate social responsibility can be tricky, especially for multinationals. A new study lays out some guidance.August 8, 2019 by Matt Palmquist
- Being green isn’t the only reason for companies to get on board. Retailers, restaurants, and others that find ways to minimize food surpluses will reap financial rewards, too.July 18, 2019 by Deepali Srivastava
- With many governments launching UBI-style payments in response to COVID-19 job losses, ongoing UBI programs could become a reality. But first, policymakers and businesses will have to address fundamental implementation issues.April 10, 2019 by Deepali Srivastava
- Typical crisis planning focuses on specific potential shocks. But how do you prepare for an unforeseen “asymmetric” threat — one that comes out of nowhere, with no rule book to follow?
- In recent years, a host of legal changes have afforded more protection for people who call out wrongdoing in their organizations.June 19, 2018 by Deborah Unger
- Employees often take a pay cut to participate in CSR programs, but many do so to gain career skills.May 31, 2018 by Matt Palmquist
- A conversation with Ian Bremmer about nationalism and populism, which will remain potent political forces — at least until some fundamental issues are addressed.May 21, 2018 by Art Kleiner
- High-profile companies that frequently use consumer data are targets, and negative effects linger for years.May 9, 2018 by Matt Palmquist
- What gravity models can teach us about possibilities for U.K. trade.February 8, 2018 by David Armstrong
- A conversation with Ian Bremmer about what it will take for political and economic institutions to regain their credibility. Spoiler: It involves finding new models for solving global-scale problems.February 6, 2018 by Art Kleiner
- In her new book, Harvard Business School Professor Tsedal Neeley examines the challenge of establishing a lingua franca in global companies.January 23, 2018 by Theodore Kinni
- A new global megaproject, unparalleled in scope and ambition, presents vast opportunities and risks for multinationals.
- Not-So-Great ExpectationsNovember 7, 2017 by Ryan Avent
- Companies around the world need a comprehensive plan in place to ensure that critical business can still get done in the case of a prolonged Web outage.June 29, 2017 by Matt Palmquist
- Today’s economic and political upheavals reflect an ongoing misalignment between business and economies (on the one hand) and acceptable societal outcomes (on the other). There is still time to adjust, if we are willing to reexamine some long-held assumptions.
- Aging populations and slower birthrates are presenting challenges to cities around the world.November 7, 2016
- A global study coauthored by NYU law professor Kenji Yoshino found a range of business benefits in promoting gender-identity rights.August 2, 2016 by Art Kleiner
- Despite obstacles and setbacks, companies are still globalizing at a furious pace.June 7, 2016 by Daniel Gross
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