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The hidden opportunity in container shipping

November 2014—By taking advantage of savings and revenue opportunities, container lines can return to profit.more

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The future of Airbnb in cities

November 2014—In just six years, home-rental company Airbnb has grown exponentially—and attracted increasing regulatory scrutiny. Cofounder and CEO Brian Chesky explains why the company and cities must work together.more

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Tony Fernandes on driving ASEAN entrepreneurship

August 2014—The founder and CEO of AirAsia discusses Southeast Asia’s tremendous opportunities—and significant challenges.more

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The economics underlying airline competition

December 2013—Budget carriers face difficult odds moving into the most profitable sector of the airline industry.more

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Flowing southward: An interview with DHL’s Roger Crook

May 2014—A global marketplace requires new approaches to coordinating and moving freight. The CEO of DHL Global Forwarding explains the challenges—and opportunities.more

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Leading in the 21st century: An interview with Hertz CEO Mark Frissora

November 2013—The digital revolution has dramatically affected how rental-car companies do business, as Hertz CEO Mark Frissora explains.more

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How to make a city great

September 2013—By 2030, 60 percent of the world’s population will live in cities. That could mean great things for economic growth—if the cities handle their expansion wisely. Here’s how.more

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A cost curve to improve road safety

September 2013—By more fully evaluating available countermeasures, stakeholders can focus on the most effective ones.more

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Rethinking infrastructure: An investor's view

March 2013—Mark Wiseman, president and CEO of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, explains how his fund assesses investments in infrastructure projects and how governments can compete more successfully for investment capital by reducing risk for investors.more

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Infrastructure productivity: How to save $1 trillion a year

January 2013—Just keeping pace with projected global GDP growth will require an estimated $57 trillion in infrastructure investment between now and 2030. Practical steps can reduce infrastructure spending by 40 percent—an annual saving of $1 trillion—by boosting productivity. more

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