Klaus Schwab: What Kind of Capitalism Do We Want?

What kind of capitalism do we want? That may be the defining question of our era. If we want to sustain our economic system for future generations, we must answer it correctly. Generally speaking, we have three models to choose

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The World’s Biggest Industrial Investment Opportunities?

John Mann Reports from the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia Capital Finance International, touring Saudi Arabia as guests of the Ministry of Finance, visited Ras Al-Khair and Jubail (the world’s largest industrial city) on 11 December 2019. The Royal Commission

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Fifteen Reasons Why the Saudi Vision 2030 Plan Will Succeed

This writer is reflecting on some wonderful impressions gained – in early December 2019 – during a one-week intensive tour of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA) as a guest of the Ministry of Finance. What first springs to mind

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The Saudi Housing Ministry and Vision 2030: Delivering on Home Ownership & Foreign Investment Opportunities Too

John Mann reports from Riyadh Capital Finance International was in Riyadh to attend the 10 December New Year Budget Forum and heard from housing minister Dr Majid Al-Hogail. He confirms that, in 2020 and via a partnership with the private

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Mohamed A El-Erian: How the IMF Can Battle Gradual Irrelevance

This year, I didn’t attend the October annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in Washington, DC. Instead, I paid close attention to reports of the gathering and talked to people who were there whom I

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Jim O’Neill: The Return of Fiscal Policy

As we enter the last quarter of 2019 (and of the decade), cyclical indicators point to a slowing world economy amid wide-ranging structural challenges. There are plenty of issues to keep one up at night, be it climate change, antimicrobial

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AI-Powered Data Analytics is the New Gold in Health Ecosystems

Today we are living faster — and surviving longer. But the methods we used to know cannot keep up. We, the participants in the whole ecosystem — the clients, the doctors, the hospitals, the public sector, the administrators, the insurers

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Joseph Stiglitz: No More Half-Measures on Corporate Taxes

Globalisation has gotten a bad rap in recent years, and often for good reason. But some critics, not least US President Donald Trump, place the blame in the wrong place, conjuring up a false image in which Europe, China, and

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Nouriel Roubini: Four Collision Courses for the Global Economy

In the classic game of “chicken,” two drivers race directly toward each other, and the first to swerve is the “loser.” If neither swerves, both will probably die. In the past, such scenarios have been studied to assess the risks

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Customer Commandments and Importance of the ‘R’ in CSR: Ignore this at your Peril

The Ethical Business Book by Sarah Duncan Reviewed by John Foot Sarah Duncan is to be congratulated on producing The Ethical Business Book, a timely and important presentation of “50 ways you can help protect people, the planet, and profits”.

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