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Corporate Venturing: Insights for European Leaders in Government, University and Industry

The Corporate Venturing concept has grown substantially over the past few years, with Airbus Ventures, AT&T Foundry, BMW Garage, Disney Accelerator, Shell Ventures, Tencent WeStart and Wells Fargo Startup Accelerator being just a few examples of venturing arms recently created by major companies. Indeed, in just 5 years, there has been a 42% increase of …
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Government at a Glance 2013

The OECD has just published the report “Government at a Glance 2013”. The study argues that governments need to be more inclusive, transparent, receptive and efficient. This year’s edition of Government at a Glance measures the performance of governments in the OECD’s 34 member countries through more than 50 indicators ranging from hospital waiting times …
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Future of Government

PricewaterhouseCoopers has just published the report “Future of Government.” The study challenges public leaders to act differently in order to gain public trust in a more collaborative style of government. The report looks at developments over the last six years, with governments struggling to keep pace with changing expectations and rapid advances in new technology …
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Business Environment: Qatar

Global Market Information Databases (GMID) by Euromonitor has just published the report “Business Environment: Qatar.” Qatar ranked highly in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business 2012 report. Foreign direct investment inflows to the country are among the highest in the region and its tax regime is business-friendly. The government has invested in developing a …
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Government at a Glance 2011

The OECD has just launched the second edition of Government at a Glance 2011. The indicators compare the political and institutional frameworks of government across OECD countries as well as government revenues and expenditures, employment, and compensation. Several countries now require substantial progress in government efficiency in order to reconcile fiscal consolidation and responsiveness to …
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The Future of Government

The World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on the Future of Government has just launched the report “The Future of Government: Lessons Learned from around the World”. The study, which has been elaborated by 15 of the most innovative experts and leading practitioners from some of the most advanced governments and international organizations, says that …
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14th Annual Global CEO Survey

In this year’s – the 14th – edition of PwC’s Annual Global CEO Survey, nearly three quarters of the chief executives surveyed expressed concerns that uncertain or volatile economic growth could threaten business growth prospects. The survey was based on interviews with 1,201 CEOs from September to November 2010 in 69 countries. Slightly more than …
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Economic Survey of Chile

The OECD has just published its “Economic Survey of Chile.” The country, which is now on the path to becoming the OECD’s newest member, is coming out of recession relatively fast on the back of government stimulus measures and a rebound in cooper export prices. Although income per capita on a purchasing power parity basis …
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