Other Voices

While we have particular views on many issues on the Global Agenda, and have commissioned and will continue to promote research into questions affecting these, we are also conscious of the valuable work being done by many other institutions and researchers, some of whom have decades of experience in grappling with aspects of these challenging topics.

In this section of the site – Other Voices – by far the largest of all, we offer a wide cross-section of views and insights.

Posted May 14, 2024|  by Bruegel

Pandemic-related supply disruptions, the energy crisis provoked by Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and economic coercion by China have put economic security high on the European Union policy agenda. In their Policy Brief for Bruegel, Jean Pisani-Ferry, Beatrice Weder di Mauro, and Jeromin Zettelmeyer discuss how... Read More

Posted on May 10, 2024 | in category: Delivering sustainable economic growth | by Leibniz Information Center for Economics

This paper by the Leibniz Information Center for Economics examines how the gender of business-owners is related to the wages paid to female relative to male employees working in their firms. Alexander Kritikos, Mika Maliranta, Veera Nippala, and Satu Nurmi note that female entrepreneurs (as...  Read More

Posted on May 13, 2024 | in category: Delivering sustainable economic growth | by International Food Policy Research Institute

Global agricultural production has grown manyfold with the development of improved genetic varieties of crops and livestock. The average annual growth rate in agriculture was 2–3 percent during the period 1961–2019. Developing countries are now catching up with developed countries in agricultural growth, largely driven...  Read More

Posted on May 08, 2024 | in category: Delivering sustainable economic growth | by Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia

The implications of digital government are extensive and can significantly shape the trajectory and character of digital transformation. The digitalisation of public services not only saves costs, but also enhances efficiency, promotes transparency and improves the convenience and quality of services for citizens and businesses...  Read More

Posted on May 10, 2024 | in category: Delivering sustainable economic growth | by European Center for Development Policy

The critical raw materials needed to drive the global green transition are now at the forefront of national concerns. Governments in the US, China and the EU are all emphasizing domestic production of green technologies through industrial policies, leading to increased subsidies, and trade fragmentation...  Read More

Posted on May 14, 2024 | in category: Delivering sustainable economic growth | by Transatlantic Relations

According to this survey by Transatlantic Relations, more data was generated in the last two years than in the entirety of human history. Over 60 percent of global GDP is now linked to digital transactions, according to the European Commission. More than two billion digital...  Read More

Posted on May 08, 2024 | in category: Delivering sustainable economic growth | by McKinsey&Company

Companies now decide what is strategically important to retain in-house and where an ecosystem of partners would be more effective. The current dramatic advances in AI and digital simulation are disrupting how technology itself is created and used. Kimberly Borden, Mark Huntington, Mithun Kamat, and...  Read More