Monthly Archives: May 2017

Rise of populism in the West, linked to loss of “influence”: Interview to United Nations Radio News

The emergence of a new nationalism in some Western countries, can be linked to the general feeling that they’re losing “influence and hegemony” in the world, according to the CEO of a think tank called Global Compass. Jean Christophe Bas made the remarks after moderating a panel discussion on the global rise of populism and polarization. The event was held in …

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Innovation, Technology, and Jobs

What drives or hinders innovation? How can technological progress be used in advanced and emerging market economies to foster inclusive growth? These are some the questions raised during the conversation between Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the IMF and Walter Isaacson, CEO The Aspen Institute at the occasion of the IMF Spring Meeting on April 19th, 2017. Watch the discussion. …

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