The Economist cites a study about the difference between female and male desires for success. As equality of opportunity has increased for females, more women are now in full time employment than ever before. However, only 5% of the bosses … Continue reading Policy Fact Series, No. 7: Flexible norms, balanced lifestyles
Watching European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker’s ‘State of the Union’ address to the European Parliament in Strasbourg Wednesday morning, it is clear that EU debate has never been livelier, more ridiculous or more interesting. At moments resembling a one-man show, … Continue reading Inside Juncker’s ambitious economic vision for a more integrated Europe
One of the super powers that economists believe they have is the ability to predict the future. The question whether there will be a Grexit or not is therefore a hot topic at the moment. Let us begin by stating … Continue reading #PolicyBlog Forget Grexit*!?
Nearly six years on from the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression, the financial sector still isn’t off the hook. Yes, regulatory reform has been undertaken, from Dodd Frank to Basel III, but, for many, finance remains too big … Continue reading Can too much finance kill growth?
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At the Anticafé in Paris ECON+ met again to chat about Development, here’s what we talked about… Do you have anything to add? What are the future challenges and solutions? What are the major concerns? Lack of resources Inequality … Continue reading A Development Chat
By Pedro Sousa our Vice President, The first in a series 4 articles entitled ‘The global economic disorder calls for a strengthened Global Economic Governance’ “The political problem of mankind is to combine three things: economic efficiency, social justice and … Continue reading A strengthened Global Economic Governance: Part 1 New global dynamics
ECON+ is a global community-based economic think tank for young minds from diverse backgrounds and geographies. We provide these young minds with a place to connect with each other, discuss and debate important economic issues and inspire real change through informed … Continue reading Get Involved
Good news (for once)! The EU is recovering, writes the Economist. Consumer confidence is higher than in July 2011, growth in manufacturing and services industries is the highest in 4 fours, and the unemployment rate (at 11.3%) is the lowest … Continue reading #PolicyBlog Good news (for once)!
Sitting at the big table means you have to take responsibility for your work. According to Yuan Yang of Rethinking Economics in this article, Krugman supposes that economists should not be blamed for the lack of political action to deal … Continue reading #PolicyBlog Grow up Economists!