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Dec 16, 2014, 09:00 ET

The Economist Events Announces Sixth Annual Buttonwood Gathering on February 10th 2015 in New York City

The Economist Events announced today that it will hold its sixth annual Buttonwood Gathering on February 10th 2015 in New York City.  This...

Dec 10, 2014, 11:48 ET

The Economist Announces Winner Of Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest

Today Economist GMAT Tutor, an adaptive online GMAT test preparation course from Which MBA? at The Economist Group, announced the winner of its...

Dec 03, 2014, 16:35 ET

Twenty-Four MBA Teams Vie For $10,000 Grand Prize In The Economist's Which MBA? First-Ever Case Study Competition

 The Economist Which MBA? has launched its first-ever International MBA Case Study Competition. Twenty-four teams representing 23 business...

Nov 25, 2014, 12:13 ET

Londra ospita il vertice mondiale sulla lotta contro la depressione

I leader mondiali si riuniscono nel corso del Global Crisis of Depression patrocinato da The Economist Events per apportare...

Nov 25, 2014, 11:44 ET

Londres abriga cúpula mundial no combate à depressão

  Hoje, líderes mundiais, elaboradores de políticas, profissionais da indústria e acadêmicos apelaram aos países do...

Nov 25, 2014, 11:42 ET

Londres es la sede de una cumbre mundial en la lucha contra la depresión

El día de hoy diversos líderes internacionales, responsables de la formulación de políticas públicas, profesionales del...

Nov 25, 2014, 10:44 ET

London ist Gastgeber des Weltgipfeltreffens im Kampf gegen Depressionen

Weltweit führende Unternehmen vereinigen sich bei der Veranstaltung Global Crisis of Depression von Economist Events, um...

Nov 25, 2014, 10:16 ET

Londres accueille le Sommet mondial sur la lutte contre la dépression

Les dirigeants mondiaux s'unissent en faveur du changement, à l'occasion de la conférence « Crise mondiale de la...

Nov 25, 2014, 09:50 ET

London Hosts World Summit in the Fight Against Depression

Global leaders unite for change at Economist Events' Global Crisis of Depression  Today, global leaders, policy makers, industry...

Nov 20, 2014, 17:26 ET

New Study Explodes Myth That "Cash-Only Can Be More Profitable For Retailers"

 A new study which analyses the point-of-sale practices of small retailers demonstrates that retailers that adopt a cash-only strategy make...

Nov 20, 2014, 00:00 ET
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The World in 2015, the 29th edition of The Economist's annual compilation of predictions for the year ahead, is now available on newsstands and on The World in 2015 app

The World in 2015, the 29th edition of The Economist's annual compilation of predictions for the year ahead, is available on newsstands beginning...

Nov 10, 2014, 05:28 ET

The Economist Events Launches CIO Forum 2014, for Agile Strategists

World experts will gather in London this December to unpick the battle of roles in the C-suite  In overcoming cumbersome legacy processes...

Nov 06, 2014, 19:00 ET
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The Economist Launches Its First Ever Daily Edition, to Provide Readers with a Concise Morning Briefing

Today The Economist launches The Economist Espresso, the first daily edition in the publication's 171-year history. The Economist Espresso...

Oct 29, 2014, 20:52 ET

The Economist Events promove conferência para debater a necessidade urgente de uma resposta conjunta à crise mundial de depressão

Mais de 170 formuladores de política internacionais, líderes empresariais de alto escalão, acadêmicos e defensores de pacientes...

Oct 29, 2014, 20:50 ET

The Economist Events será el anfitrión de la conferencia que debatirá sobre la urgente necesidad de una respuesta unida a la crisis mundial de depresión

Más de 170 responsables políticos internacionales, líderes senior de negocios, académicos y defensores de pacientes, se...

Oct 29, 2014, 13:25 ET

The Economist Events to Host Conference to Debate the Urgent Need for a United Response to the Global Depression Crisis

  More than 170 international policymakers, senior business leaders, academics, and patient advocates, are convening in London on...

Oct 15, 2014, 17:47 ET
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The Economist Announces Release Of 2014 Top 100 Full-Time MBA Rankings

 The Economist has released its twelfth annual ranking of the top 100 full-time MBA programmes. For the fourth time in five years, the...

Oct 01, 2014, 11:31 ET

The Economist-Lumina Foundation Challenge Winner Announced Solution to Help Bridge the Gap Between the Workforce & Higher Education

Lumina Foundation, in partnership with The Economist Group and InnoCentive, announced the winner of its groundbreaking Challenge to crowd-source...

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...