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Library Newsletter: Think Tanks

In crisis times, demand for expert knowledge rises. To help meet that demand think tanks have emerged as laboratories of ideas that can help us better understand today’s realities and more easily imagine tomorrow’s world. Originally conceived as “universities without teaching”, they have gradually evolved to become anything form quasi-academic institutions to politically engaged organizations. …
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Women, Business and the Law 2019: A Decade of Reform

The World Bank has recently released the “Women, Business and the Law” report. Women, Business and the Law (WBL) measures gender inequality in the law. The dataset identifies barriers to women’s economic participation and encourages the reform of discriminatory laws. “Women, Business and the Law 2019: A Decade of Reform” introduces a new index measuring …
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Library Newsletter: Trends Watching

New Years’ is a time of resolutions and fresh beginnings. As business people, it also makes us look ahead to try to divine the top trends that are most likely to affect our business over the years to come. Library resources are useful for tracking deep, broad-based trends that are happening right now or poised …
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OECD Business and Finance Outlook 2018

The OECD has just released the “Business and Finance Outlook”. The OECD Business and Finance Outlook is an annual publication that presents unique data and analysis on the trends, both positive and negative, that are shaping tomorrow’s world of business, finance and investment. Using analysis from a wide range of perspectives, this year’s edition addresses …
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Índice I Wil 2018

A new study prepared by IESE analyzes the relationship between female leadership and equal opportunities in 34 OECD countries. It explores how female leadership can help promote equal opportunities based on four key dimensions: personal leadership, political leadership, business leadership and social leadership. The study is based on 17 indicators and compares the current situation …
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Empresas Alemanas en España: Clima Empresarial y Expectativas 2018-2021

Nine out of ten German companies describe the economic situation in Spain as good or satisfactory while six out of ten expect it to continue improving throughout 2018 and 2019. These are some of the main findings of a new survey jointly prepared by the German-Spanish Chamber of Commerce and IESE’s International Center for Competitiveness. …
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Women, Business and the Law 2018

The World Bank has recently released the “Women, Business and the Law” report. Women, Business and the Law (WBL) is a World Bank Group project collecting unique data on the laws and regulations that restrict women’s economic opportunities. Governments in 65 economies took steps to improve women’s economic inclusion, enacting 87 legal reforms in the …
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Barometer of the Business Climate in Spain. Results 2017

This report by ICEX-Invest in Spain, IESE International Center for Competitiveness and Multinationals for the Spain brand is now in its ninth edition, and has now become a reference publication in Spain. The 2017 edition features an assessment by 700 foreign companies of the importance of the business climate in Spain in 2017, and also …
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