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UNCTAD: Economic Development in Africa Report 2020

In the aftermath of the current coronavirus disease pandemic, African countries will need to intensify their resource mobilization efforts to achieve the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. The multidisciplinary methodology adopted in the “Economic Development in Africa Report 2020: Tackling Illicit Financial Flows for Sustainable Development in Africa” is geared towards tackling the relationship between …
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Living, Working and COVID-19

This report presents the findings of the Living, working and COVID-19 e-survey, carried out by Eurofound to capture the far-reaching implications of the pandemic for the way people live and work across Europe. The survey was fielded online, among respondents who were reached via Eurofound’s stakeholders and social media advertising. Two rounds of the e-survey …
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The Human Capital Index 2020 Update: Human Capital in the Time of COVID-19

The World Bank has recently published “The Human Capital Index 2020 Update: Human Capital in the Time of COVID-19”. This report presents an update to the Human Capital Index (HCI), using the most recent health and education data available as of 2020. It documents new evidence on trends over time in the HCI, examples of …
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Latest Interim OECD Economic Outlook – Coronavirus: Living with Uncertainty

With the COVID-19 pandemic continuing to threaten jobs, businesses and the health and well-being of millions amid exceptional uncertainty, building confidence will be crucial to ensure that economies recover and adapt, according to the OECD’s latest Interim Economic Outlook. After an unprecedented collapse in the first half of the year, economic output recovered swiftly following …
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Housing and Inclusive Growth

The OECD has just published the report: “Housing and Inclusive Growth.” Housing is key to inclusive growth. It is the biggest spending item of household budgets, the main driver of wealth accumulation and biggest source of debt for most households. Housing and the neighbourhood in which people live also have important implications for individual health, …
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Welcome Back to the Library – Ready. Safe. Go.

We are pleased to announce that we’ve reopened, with our regular schedule for professors, staff, and students starting or recommencing their programs. See our Library Hours. At IESE we’re prepared, safe and ready to meet again. At the Library we have introduced a series of measures to maintain cleanliness and foster social distancing: Reduced capacity. …
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Global Innovation Index 2020

The Global Innovation Index (GII) is a source of insight into the multidimensional facets of innovation-driven growth. Providing 80 detailed metrics for 129 economies, the GII has become one of the leading references for measuring an economy’s innovation performance. The GII 2020’s theme asks “Who Will Finance Innovation?” A key question is how the economic …
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Digital Transformation: Powering the Great Reset

COVID-19 is a watershed moment for the digital transformation of business. The rules for success have changed and are ever more reliant on harnessing the power of digital models to create new value and experiences. Accelerating digital transformation, with purpose, is essential for companies to survive and thrive in the new normal. Successful leaders will …
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The Secrets to a Successful Digital Transformation

Wherever your company may have been on the journey toward digitalization earlier this year, chances are that COVID-19 has given it an unexpected push forward. Professors Javier Zamora and Joan Enric Ricart have studied hundreds of companies with successful digital transformations in the Spanish market. The result is a study, jointly produced with the Spanish …
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OECD Employment Outlook 2020

The 2020 edition of the OECD Employment Outlook focuses on worker security and the COVID-19 crisis. Chapter 1 provides an initial assessment of the labour market consequences of the COVID-19 outbreak and the resulting economic crisis. It also presents an overview of the emergency labour market and social policy measures implemented by OECD countries and …
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