Tag archive for ‘Development’
Courtesy On Sunday, October 18th, 2015

Poverty Can End in 15 Years: World Bank

President John Dramani Mahama and the President of the World Bank Group, Dr. Jim Yong Kim have jointly launched a report dubbed “Poverty in a Rising Africa” at Mantse Agbonaa in Accra. It also coincided More...

Jewish Business News On Tuesday, August 18th, 2015

India’s Deadly Cities

SINGAPORE – China and India are driving Asia’s population and urbanization trends. According to a 2010 McKinsey study, the two countries are expected to account for 62% of the growth in the continent’s More...

Foreign Direct Investment: Which Nations Are Playing to Win?

Foreign direct investment has never been more important in catalyzing growth, whether in the developed or developing world. Although equity markets around the world have largely recovered since the financial More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Monday, June 22nd, 2015

WeShelter App Helps New Yorkers Help the Homeless

– – The new app called WeShelter combines new tech with charity. It lets New Yorkers help the homeless. If you are walking down a busy Manhattan street and see someone homeless, you can help just More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, May 18th, 2015

Former PM of the United Kingdom, Gordon Brown: Building the Global Schoolhouse

This year is a critical one for education worldwide. Despite a commitment by the international community to guarantee universal primary schooling, some 58 million of the world’s most marginalized children remain More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

From Earth Institute at Columbia University, Professor Jeffrey Sachs: Data for Development

NEW YORK – The data revolution is rapidly transforming every part of society. Elections are managed with biometrics, forests are monitored by satellite imagery, banking has migrated from branch offices to More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

Erik Reinert: A Global Marshall Plan

  /By Erik S. Reinert and Jomo Kwame Sundaram/ Despite ongoing efforts to catalyze global development cooperation, there have been significant obstacles to progress in recent years. Fortunately, with More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, April 10th, 2015

Professor at Harvard Business School Michael Porter: Why Social Progress Matters

Economic growth has lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty and improved the lives of many more over the last half-century. Yet it is increasingly evident that a model of human development based on More...

Prof. Kenneth Rogoff On Monday, April 6th, 2015

Professor of Economics at Harvard University Kenneth Rogoff: Will China’s Infrastructure Bank Work?

 With China set to lead a new $50 billion international financial institution, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), most of the debate has centered on the United States’ futile efforts to discourage More...

German Giant Evonik Reps Seeking Cooperation With Technion

A delegation of senior representatives from Evonik Venture Capital arm of Evonik Industries visited Israel technological and scientific university in Haifa, the Technion, as part of the firm’s exposure campaign More...

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