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Sep 30, 2014, 04:14 ET

Hear from The Economist's 2014 Innovation Award Winners at Innovation Summit on October 10th in Hong Kong

Winners of The Economist's prestigious Innovation awards 2014 will speak at The Economist Events' Innovation Summit scheduled to take place at the...

Sep 08, 2014, 13:19 ET
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Digital sales of The Economist are up 43% YoY according to its latest Consolidated Media Report, with 11% of Economist readers worldwide now paying for digital content

The Economist today released its latest Consolidated Media Report (CMR), confirming a shift in worldwide audience behaviour and a growing focus on...

Aug 04, 2014, 15:40 ET
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The Economist Group Launches $25,000 MBA Scholarship Contest

Today, Which MBA?, the business education group of The Economist Group, announced the launch of its second ever Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship...

Jul 15, 2014, 09:11 ET

Declaración final de la XIV edición de los Rencontres Économiques d'Aix-en-Provence: Las 10 recomendaciones urgentes del Cercle des économistes para reactivar la inversión

A pesar de las tasas de interés históricamente bajas, la inversión disminuye, sobre todo en Europa. Al mismo tiempo, el crecimiento...

Jul 08, 2014, 13:12 ET

Abschlusserklärung der 14. Rencontres Économiques von Aix-en-Provence: Die vom Cercle des Economistes empfohlenen 10 wichtigsten Maßnahmen zur Stimulierung von Investitionen

Trotz der historisch niedrigen Zinssätze gehen die Investitionen, vor allem in Europa, zurück. Gleichzeitig bleiben die Wachstumsraten...

Jul 07, 2014, 08:03 ET

Final Declaration of the 14th Rencontres Économiques d'Aix-en-Provence: Ten Urgent Measures Recommended by the Cercle des économistes to Stimulate Investment

  Despite historically low interest rates, investment is slowing down, particularly in Europe. At the same time, growth remains limited. If...

Jul 06, 2014, 08:26 ET

Déclaration finale des 14e Rencontres Économiques d'Aix-en-Provence: Les 10 mesures urgentes préconisées par le Cercle des économistes pour relancer l'investissement

En dépit de taux d'intérêt historiquement bas, l'investissement ralentit, tout particulièrement en Europe. Parallèlement,...

Jun 05, 2014, 09:00 ET

Lumina Foundation in Partnership with The Economist Group and InnoCentive Launches Challenge to Bridge the Gap between Education and Business

 Lumina Foundation, in partnership with The Economist Group and InnoCentive, has launched a new crowdsourcing challenge which will generate...

Mar 14, 2014, 18:21 ET

The Economist Group Announces Re-Launch Of The Award Winning GE Look Ahead Programme With A Newly Designed Microsite

 The Economist Group announced the re-launch of the group's award winning GE Look ahead programme. The Group developed Look ahead in 2013 to...

Mar 14, 2014, 15:02 ET

The Economist Pharma Summit 2014: 20 Years of Debate: Pharmaceutical Industry Convenes at The Economist Events' Pharma Summit 2014 to Discuss Reinventing Business Models and Markets

The Economist Events' 20th Annual Pharma Summit held in London yesterday was host to some of the industry's most high-profile leaders who offered...

Mar 07, 2014, 18:03 ET

The Economist Group Taps Startup To Give Readers Real Time Access To South By Southwest Interactive Conference Through Live Social Event

 The Economist Group's marketing blog Lean back announced today that it will produce programming for SXSW interactive featuring live video...

Feb 19, 2014, 07:54 ET

The Economist Events' Pharma Summit 2014: 'Reinventing Business Models and Markets'

What does Pharma need to do to survive?  Tweet your questions ahead of The Pharma Summit 2014 via @EI_Healthcare The annual The Economist...

Feb 03, 2014, 17:49 ET

ECONOMIST GMAT TUTOR LAUNCHES $25,000 MBA SCHOLARSHIP CONTEST

 Economist GMAT Tutor, a product from Which MBA? at The Economist Group, announced the launch today of its first ever Brightest Minds MBA...

Nov 14, 2013, 15:02 ET

The Economist Group Wins Three Pearl Awards For Content Marketing

 The Economist Group announced today it was honored by the Custom Content Council with two Gold and one Silver Pearl Awards, which celebrate...

Oct 25, 2013, 06:00 ET

The Economist's World Ocean Summit 2014, in association with National Geographic, to chart course for conservation and economic growth

The aim of the second World Ocean Summit is to find solutions that reconcile the need for economic growth with the increasing challenges of global...

Jul 16, 2013, 10:15 ET

Wirtschaftsforum von Aix-en-Provence: Abschlusserklärung des Cercle des Économistes

Zusammenstoß der Zeiten: die Weltwirtschaft zwischen Notfälle und langfristiger Ausrichtung Nie zuvor sah sich die Welt derart...

Jul 16, 2013, 04:13 ET

2013 Aix-en-Provence Economic Forum: Declaración final emitida por Cercle des économistes

El conflicto de la economía mundial: entre la urgencia y el largo plazo El mundo nunca a sido obligado a afrontar la dificultad añadida...

Jul 08, 2013, 10:28 ET

2013 Aix-en-Provence Economic Forum: Final Statement by the Cercle des Économistes

The Clash of Times: the World Economy between Emergencies and the Long Term The world has never been confronted by such difficulty in managing...

Jul 07, 2013, 10:01 ET

Rencontres Économiques d'Aix-en-Provence : Déclaration finale du Cercle des Économistes

Le choc des temps: l'économie mondiale, entre urgences et long terme Jamais le monde ne s'est trouvé confronté à une telle...

Jun 05, 2013, 17:03 ET

The Economist Launches GMAT Tutor For iPhone, A Comprehensive Mobile GMAT Prep Course

 The Economist announced today the launch of an iPhone app called GMAT Tutor...