Help Wanted. Future Challenges Reader Volume 3
The third in a series of Future Challenges Readers is published! “Help Wanted” covers the topic of unemployment, a plague sickening many of the world’s largest economies. The subject requires us to think about demographic change (Who should be working? For how long?), education (How do we train a workforce that […]
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Britain’s welfare state – an outsider’s view
High numbers of pensioners, young people’s drive for education and prosperity and the growing gap between the young and the rich are all changing the British landscape. The welfare state which provides assistance to all of its citizens is slowly dying and being replaced by a new way of thinking: […]
Open and Connected: Impressions from the Social Media Week Hamburg and Paris
This year, Social Media Week celebrated its fifth birthday. Ten cities all over the world were hosts of this truly global conference. The organizers marked this milestone with a unifying global theme that explored openness in a connected and collaborative world. Future Challenges first got in contact with Social Media […]
The Jan Lokpal Anti-Corruption Bill – the State Vs. the People of India!
69 years since independence and India is still battling against a parasite called corruption. When the people of India voted for democracy, little did they know that six decades later, they will be wrapped in a emotional tug of war with the state and the governance.
As I set out to put globalization into numbers …
Johannes Köhler-Kaeß is an economics and econometrics graduate currently on an internship at the Bertelsmann Stiftung. Some time back, in the course of my work with GED team – Global Economic Dynamics is a new program at the Bertelsmann Stiftung that deals with the dynamics of the world economy – […]