Labor shortages are becoming one of the main barriers for sustaining a healthy US economy, especially in industries that hire many blue-collar and manual service workers. Is this a passing phase or a long-lasting problem?
Jaana RemesGood news ahead?
“Young people from underrepresented populations are one of the groups benefiting most by the tight labor market.”
Interesting analysis of labor markets trends for under-represented groups by @GadLevanon of @Conferenceboard
Four of the 10 most populous countries will no longer be among the top 10 in 2100 – and all four will be supplanted by rapidly growing African nations.
Jaana RemesBrazil, Bangladesh, Russia and Mexico are among the world’s 10 most populous countries today. By 2100, they are projected to be overtaken by the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ethiopia, Tanzania and Egypt – none of which are currently in the top 10. pewrsr.ch/2XY1HUHpic.twitter.com/hZaEXpNuob
The European Union was created as a common market to strengthen European business. Yet in 2019, the foundations of the economic house are shaky, firms struggle in face of international competition, and inequality is widespread. Rather than seeking...
The Dialogue is delighted to host this event marking the Washington launch of the McKinsey Global Institute’s latest report, “Latin America’s missing middle: Rebooting inclusive growth.” According to the report, Latin America used to be the world’s...
Over eight decades after its introduction, there is a widespread consensus that GDP is no longer a useful measure of economic progress. Its successor will need to be compelling and tell a persuasive story, consistent with experience, of what is...
Jaana Remes"GDP may be toppling from its throne, but there is a long way to go before another composite indicator is crowned in its place."
Once again, @DianeCoyle1859 provides a great summary of where we could go post-GDP.
The city is creating a network of walkable, mixed-use "superblocks."
Jaana RemesBarcelona's mobility makeover "aims for 500 superblocks with almost 70 percent of its streets eventually devoted to mixed use... a shift as significant as the arrival of cars in the first place." @drvox
Images of exhibitions, festivals and other cultural events on social media predicts economic rise of neighborhoods in London and New York: Frontiers in Physics
Jaana RemesResearchers used social media images of cultural events in London and New York City to create a model that can predict neighborhoods where residents enjoy a high level of well-being — and even anticipate gentrification by 5 years.