Category Archives: Articles on campus

Leadership lessons for hard times (McKinsey & Company)

During the current global recession, much attention has been devoted to the mistakes that sparked the financial and economic crisis, in hopes of not repeating them. Less has been given to what’s been done well amid the turmoil—to learn, for example, how best to lead a company through these tough times. To contribute to that understanding, […]
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State of the connected world 2020 (WEF)

Spurred by continued technological advancement, the world today is more connected than ever. This presents a tremendous opportunity to build a more sustainable and prosperous future for all, but it also introduces new risks and governance challenges in areas such as security, privacy and the fair distribution of benefits. The global COVID-19 pandemic has made […]
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Global competitiveness report special edition 2020: How countries are performing on the road to recovery (WEF)

The Global Competitiveness Report series has since its first edition aimed to prompt policy-makers beyond short term growth and to aim for long-run prosperity. The 2020 special edition is dedicated to elaborating on the priorities for recovery and revival, and considering the building blocks of a transformation towards new economic systems that combine “productivity”, “people” and “planet” […]
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OECD regions and cities at glance 2020 (OECD)

OECD Regions and Cities at a Glance 2020 provides a comprehensive assessment of how regions and cities across the OECD are progressing towards stronger, more sustainable and more resilient economies and societies. The publication provides a unique comparative picture in a number of aspects connected to economic development, health, well-being and net zero-carbon transition across regions […]
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The OECD digital outlook 2020 (OECD)

The OECD Digital Economy Outlook 2020 examines trends and analyses emerging opportunities and challenges in the digital economy. It highlights how OECD countries and partner economies are taking advantage of information and communication technologies (ICTs) and the Internet to meet their public policy objectives. Through comparative evidence, it informs policy makers of regulatory practices and policy options […]
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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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