The rise of populism across the Western world is creating comparisons with events in Europe at the start of the 20th century. How valid is this and what can be done to tackle populism?
The Global Competitiveness Report 2016-17 from the World Economic Forum, published this week, warns about a trend towards protectionism that could hinder future competitiveness and growth. Should we worry about it? Well, let´s first analyze the data. The report compares the average answers by group of countries to four variables that indicate openness. These variables are: […]
With the appointment of the UK’s second female prime minister, are we likely to see a smoother Brexit process?