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Nov 03, 2016, 07:00 ET The Economist Endorses Hillary Clinton In The 2016 United States Presidential Election

The Economist publishes its endorsement for the 2016 United States presidential election today. This is the eighth time The Economist has endorsed...


Oct 20, 2016, 11:00 ET Blockchain Technology as the Solution To Electoral Fraud: Graduate Students Around the World Compete in Kaspersky Lab Cybersecurity Case Study Competition, Hosted by The Economist's Which MBA? Site

Imagine a national election in which there was certainty that every vote had been counted and that no barriers had stood in the way of citizens...


Oct 07, 2016, 06:00 ET The Economist Brings Its Mind-Stretching Journalism and Global Perspective To The Snapchat Discover Platform

The Economist, a leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs, today announced that it will bring its mind-stretching...


Oct 06, 2016, 06:00 ET US President Barack Obama Writes a Guest Essay in The Economist

President Barack Obama has written an essay for this week's edition of The Economist, in which he identifies the four economic challenges that he...


Sep 15, 2016, 10:00 ET The Economist Presents: "The War on Cancer: Scaling Progress"

 The Economist Events will hold the second annual War on Cancer Forum, on the theme of "Scaling Progress" on September 28th 2016 at the Hyatt...


Aug 15, 2016, 16:17 ET Economist GMAT Tutor's $25,000 MBA Scholarship Contest Is Now Open

 Planning to pursue the prestigious master's degree in business administration (MBA)? Meet one of the best ways to pay for a significant...


Jul 28, 2016, 08:00 ET New EIU programme highlights successes and opportunities in efforts to tackle Hepatitis C

A new year-long research programme from The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) explores and highlights successes and opportunities in the fight...


Jun 13, 2016, 13:41 ET Wake Up With The Economist Returns to Cannes Lions 2016

Panel Sessions Featuring World's Top Marketers Offer Daily Dose of Creative Insight Chief marketing officers from some of the world's most...


Jun 02, 2016, 11:48 ET Economist GMAT Tutor Awards $25,000 MBA Scholarship to 29-year-old Canadian Entrepreneur

Economist GMAT Tutor announced the winner of its semi-annual Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest today. Dan Gherasimenco, a 29-year-old...


Apr 27, 2016, 09:00 ET Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau To Keynote At The Economist's Canada Summit

The Economist Events today announced that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has joined its Canada Summit, taking place June 8th 2016 in...


Mar 08, 2016, 09:00 ET The Economist Events Innovation Forum Set to Examine Disruption in Diverse Industries

 On Thursday, March 10, The Economist Events Innovation Forum welcomes thought leaders, scholars, policymakers and senior business leaders from...


Feb 18, 2016, 09:00 ET The Economist Events' Innovation Forum Returns to Chicago to Feature Leading Innovators from the Public and Private Sector

The Economist Events' annual Innovation Forum will return to Chicago to explore the impact of the latest surge of innovation impacting...


Feb 17, 2016, 12:39 ET Established Brands Moët Hennessy And Intel and Innovators Casper, PayPal And Tinder Join The Economist Events' Annual Marketing Conference

The Economist Events today announced new speaker confirmations for its annual marketing conference, rebranded Marketing Unbound, to take place...


Feb 04, 2016, 11:00 ET The Economist's $25,000 MBA Scholarship Contest Is Now Open

Today, The Economist Careers Network, the business-education arm of The Economist Group, announced the launch of its Spring 2016 Brightest Minds...


Dec 03, 2015, 15:27 ET Twenty-nine Teams Vie For $10,000 Grand Prize In Real Vision TV Case Study Investment Challenge, Hosted By The Economist Which MBA?

 The Real Vision TV Case Study Competition, hosted by The Economist's Which MBA? site, has launched. Twenty-nine teams from universities...


Dec 01, 2015, 11:38 ET The Economist Careers Network Announces Winner Of Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest

 The Economist Careers Network, the business-education division of The Economist Group that produces The Economist GMAT Tutor, announced...


Oct 22, 2015, 07:00 ET The Economist Events Announces Speakers For First-Ever Cuba Summit In The US To Take Place In Washington, DC

 The Economist Events today announced its Cuba Summit to take place on December 3rd 2015 in Washington, DC. The event will gather policymakers,...


Oct 19, 2015, 12:00 ET The Economist Releases 2015 Full-Time MBA Rankings

America remains the dominant force in the business-school world, according to The Economist's latest ranking of full-time MBA programmes. Fourteen...


Feb 10, 2015, 12:00 ET The Economist Announces Winners Of Its 2014 International MBA Case Study Competition

 The Economist announced the winners of its first-ever International MBA Case Study Competition at its February Online MBA Fair. Twenty-four...


Feb 05, 2015, 13:35 ET The Economist Launches $25,000 MBA Scholarship Contest

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


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 20, 2014, 00:00 ET 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 06, 2014, 19:00 ET 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...