Europe / Middle East / Africa

How keeping health a priority is a prescription for European prosperity

– As Europe emerges from the pandemic, investing in health can not only save lives and build greater resilience but underpin economic growth and prosperity.

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The power of parity: Advancing gender equality in the Dutch labor market

– Bridging the gender gap in the Dutch labor market brings significant opportunities both for individuals and the wider economy.

Forward Thinking on trade, vaccines, and sustainable and inclusive growth with WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

– The World Trade Organization’s first African—and first female—director-general reflects on the impact of the... pandemic on trade, the imperative to ensure that vaccines reach Africa and other emerging economies, and how to ensure that trade is more inclusive in the years ahead.

Securing Europe’s future beyond energy: Addressing its corporate and technology gap

– European leaders have shown great resolve in their initial response at scale and speed to the war in Ukraine. They will need to... build the same momentum to face the region’s slow-motion corporate and technology crisis. An estimated €2 trillion to €4 trillion of annual value could be at stake—six times the amount needed for the net-zero transition—and with it Europe’s long-term prosperity and strategic autonomy. A program of 11 actions can turn the tide.

The rising toll of the war in Ukraine

– Lives lost and upended. Soaring food and energy prices. Supply chains at risk. Much is at stake as the war continues.

Forward Thinking on pandemic preparedness, climate risk, and Europe’s recovery with Guntram Wolff

– The director of one of Europe’s most influential think tanks reflects on how to better prepare for the next pandemic, and... turns his attention to the challenges of postpandemic economic recovery in an era of rising climate risk.

How will African farmers adjust to changing patterns of precipitation?

РAgriculture is critical to Africa’s growth and development, but climate change could destabilize local markets, curb economic... growth, and heighten risk for agricultural investors.

Artificial intelligence in the United Kingdom: Prospects and challenges

– The United Kingdom is one of Europe’s AI leaders, and now needs to build on its strengths and tackle weaknesses.

The future of women at work in the United Kingdom

– Millions of women in the United Kingdom may need to transition between occupations and into higher-skilled jobs due to automation... but those transitions could be challenging.

Tackling Europe’s gap in digital and AI

– Europe’s average digital gap with the world’s leaders is now being compounded by an emerging gap in artificial intelligence.

In pursuit of prosperity

– Why do some emerging economies grow rapidly while others languish? New research highlights the role of public policy, effective... government, and globally competitive companies.

The future of work: Switzerland’s digital opportunity

– New technologies can give Switzerland’s economy a much-needed productivity boost, but bold digital transformation and skills... development are imperative.
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