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Outperformers: High-growth emerging economies and the companies that propel them

– Some emerging economies have grown much faster and more consistently than others. Underlying these success stories is a pro-growth policy agenda and the standout role of large companies.
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Why data culture matters

– Organizational culture can accelerate the application of analytics, amplify its power, and steer companies away from risky outcomes.... Here are seven principles that underpin a healthy data culture.
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Closing the tech gender gap through philanthropy and corporate social responsibility

– The US tech sector isn’t doing enough to build pathways into tech for women—particularly women of color. What is behind... this gender gap, and what can tech companies do about it?
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A decade after the global financial crisis: What has (and hasn’t) changed?

– The world economy has recently returned to robust growth. But some familiar risks are creeping back, and new ones have emerged.

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Universities and the conglomerate challenge

– Complex business combinations have been unwinding for years. Will the bell toll for universities?
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Five Fifty: Genius after the fact

– Did you know it all along? Then you may be a victim of hindsight bias. 
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The overlooked essentials of employee well-being

– If you really want to increase employees’ health and well-being, focus on job control and social support.
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Shaking up the value chain

– Data and digitization are creating a growing array of value-creation choices in industries as diverse as pharmaceuticals, mining,... and energy.

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How secure is the global financial system a decade after the crisis?

– Great strides have been made since 2008 to prevent a recurrence of the financial crisis and recession that followed. Yet there... is more debt than ever in the global financial system.
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Notes from the AI frontier: Modeling the impact of AI on the world economy

– Artificial intelligence has large potential to contribute to global economic activity. But widening gaps among countries, companies,... and workers will need to be managed to maximize the benefits.
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Solving the United Kingdom’s productivity puzzle in a digital age

– New research explains why the United Kingdom has been experiencing historically low productivity growth and what can be done to... return to long-run averages.
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Rising corporate debt: Peril or promise?

– Corporate bond issuance has increased 2.5 times over the past ten years, creating a broader and deeper market in many countries.... But there are rising risks.

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