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.
Will Holman and Tim Pike Firms are increasingly investing in automation, substituting capital for labour, as workers become more scarce and costly. We are seeing multiple examples, from automation …
Jaana RemesUK evidence suggests that lower wages may explain slow automation compared to Cont. Europe.
Yet this is changing with tighter labor markets, as self-service counters & check-ins are spreading and warehouses and factories are investing in automation.
Brazil’s future hinges on the implementation of smart, gradual, and coherent economic reforms that facilitate productivity growth and put the country on the path toward fiscal sustainability. Whoever wins the upcoming election has a responsibility...
Jaana Remes@WorldBank's @ocanuto offers a reform roadmap for how Brazil's next government boost can boost productivity growth and achieve fiscal sustainability
A majority of the 25 most-populous U.S. cities have cyberinsurance or are looking into buying it. A ransomware attack on Atlanta earlier this year served as a warning of the constant barrage from hackers.
Jaana RemesMost of the 25 most-populous U.S. cities now have cyber insurance or are looking into buying it