Job creation and local economic development 2020: Rebuilding better (OECD)

The OECD has just published the report “Job Creation and Local Economic Development 2020: Rebuilding Better.“ The impact of COVID-19 on local jobs and workers dwarfs those of the 2008 global financial crisis. The 2020 edition of Job Creation and Local Economic Development considers the short-term impacts on local labour markets as well as the longer-term implications […]
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The impact of COVID-19 on SME financing: A special edition of the OECD financing SMEs and enterpreneurs scoreboard (OECD)

The OECD has just published the report “The impact of COVID-19 on SME financing: A special edition of the OECD Financing SMEs and Entrepreneurs Scoreboard.” The COVID-19 crisis has had a profound impact on SME access to finance. In particular, the sudden drop in revenues created acute liquidity shortages, threatening the survival of many viable businesses. The […]
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Top 10 emerging technologies 2020 (World Economic Forum)

The World Economic Forum has just published the report: Top 10 Emerging Technologies 2020. Technological advances have always been key agents of change in how we work, interact and live. During the last two decades, the world has witnessed an unprecedent pace of technological innovation in all fields, from computing and artificial intelligence to biotechnology and nanotechnology. These […]
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Global outlook on financing for sustainable development 2021 (OECD)

The OECD has just published: “Global Outlook on Financing for Sustainable Development 2021; A New Way to Invest for People and Planet.” The Global Outlook on Financing for Sustainable Development 2021 calls for collective action to address both the short-term collapse in resources of developing countries as well as long-term strategies to build back better […]
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Special report: African banking and finance (Financial Times)

Investors electrify South African banks’ in their sustainability push; Africa’s booming tech hub of Lagos braces as Covid-19 bites; and the Kenyan banking group set on regional dominance. Plus, Ethiopia’s steps towards banking reforms. Financial Times special reports provide in-depth FT coverage of countries around the world, as well as industries from tech to luxury, […]
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2019/2020 Global entrepreneurship monitor : Family entrepreneurship report (GEM)

Seventy-five percent of entrepreneurs and 81% of established business owners co-own and/or co-manage their businesses with family members. Additionally, 62% of established business owners state that the majority of their current employees are members of their family. These are among the findings of the first 2019/2020 Global Entrepreneurship Monitor (GEM) Family Entrepreneurship Report. Download the GEM […]
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2020 Fortune most powerful women in business (Fortune)

Fortune released their 2020 list of the Most Powerful Women in Business. Topping the list is Julie Sweet, CEO of Accenture.  2020 Fortune Most Powerful Women in Business (Top 10):  1. Julie Sweet, CEO of Accenture 2. Mary Barra, Chairman & CEO of General Motors 3. Abigail Johnson, Chairman & CEO of Fidelity Investments 4. Gail Boudreaux, President & CEO […]
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Dashboard for a new economy: Towards a new compass for the post-covid recovery (WEF)

The World Economic Forum has just published the report: “Dashboard for a new economy: Towards a new compass for the post-covid recovery.” The simultaneous disruption caused by the COVID-19 crisis in nearly every country around the world has forced societies into a moment of pause and reflection on what is truly of value. Rebuilding the post-pandemic economy […]
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Future of jobs report 2020 (WEF)

The Future of Jobs WEF report maps the jobs and skills of the future, tracking the pace of change. It aims to shed light on the pandemic-related disruptions in 2020, contextualized within a longer history of economic cycles and the expected outlook for technology adoption, jobs and skills in the next five years. The Future of Jobs […]
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Industries in 2021 (EIU)

The coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic overturned assumptions about the development of the global economy and destroyed any hope of steady growth for many industries. A recovery in 2021 is expected, but it will not be straightforward. Even if the coronavirus is brought under control, companies will have to rethink their business models and adapt to changing […]
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