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Apr 07, 2015, 20:00 ET
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The Economist Group Launches Its First Bilingual Chinese-English App The Economist Global Business Review

The Economist Group today officially launched a new digital app The Economist Global Business Review, focused on delivering insightful analysis on...

Mar 10, 2015, 13:13 ET

Eighteen Teams Vie For $15,000 Grand Prize In The Economist's Case Study Competition "Find A Zero"

 The Economist has launched a Case Study Competition called "find a zero." Eighteen teams representing 17 universities will compete for the...

Mar 02, 2015, 07:11 ET

21 Years of Debate: The Pharmaceutical Industry Convenes at The Economist Events' Pharma Summit 2015 to Discuss The Dawn of a New Era for the Industry

The Economist Events' 21st Annual Pharma Summit held in London last week on 26 February was host to some of the industry's most high-profile...

Feb 23, 2015, 04:00 ET

The Economist Events' Pharma Summit 2015: The Dawn of a New Era

Challenges impacting the world of pharma as well as the innovation required to face them  Tweet your questions ahead of the Pharma Summit...

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...

Jan 19, 2015, 04:30 ET

The Economist Events Hosts CFO 2015

World financial experts will gather in London this February 10th to encourage strategic growth in the post-recession era    As global...

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...