Tag Archives: Governments

Europeans Face the World Divided

The Pew Research Center has just published the study “European Face the World Divided.” According to the survey results many Europeans favour turning inward as their continent faces mounting challenges including economic stagnation, terrorist attacks and an influx of refugees. Views of their respective countries’ place in the world vary widely, but few see the …
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UNCTAD Information Economy Report 2010: ICTs, Enterprises and Poverty Alleviation

The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) has just released its “Information Economy Report 2010: ICTs, Enterprises and Poverty Alleviation,” which urges governments to make better use of mobile phones in the fight against poverty. In more and more low-income countries, farmers, fishermen and entrepreneurs have used mobile phones and other forms of …
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PricewaterhouseCoopers Innovation: Government’s many Roles in Fostering Innovation

Governments around the world are broadening and deepening their support for innovation in the private sector. In this report, PricewaterhouseCoopers assembles in-house research on a dozen countries, as well as several US states, known for large concentrations of high-tech organisations, reviewing and analysing the specific tax, legal and other fiscal policies that these governments are …
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Governments Become Active Shareholders

The World Economic Forum, in collaboration with over 150 public policy, academic and business leaders, has launched a working paper entitled “Governments as Shareholders: Navigating the Challenges of Newly Held Interests in Financial Institutions.” The study explores the challenges facing governments managing and resolving these newly acquired equity interests in financial institutions as a result …
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