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08 Mar, 2017, 02:00 ET The Nordics Are Still The Best Countries To Be A Working Woman According To The Economist's 2017 Glass-Ceiling Index

According to The Economist's 2017 glass-ceiling index (GCI), a yearly assessment of where women have the best-and worst chances of equal treatment...


02 Feb, 2017, 13:52 ET Former sex slave Nadia Murad and her lawyer Amal Clooney describe their campaign to bring Islamic State to justice in the Feb/March issue of 1843

1843's February/March cover story features Amal Clooney's fight to bring Islamic State to the International Criminal Court. The article, entitled...


03 Nov, 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...


20 Oct, 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...


07 Oct, 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...


06 Oct, 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...


15 Sep, 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...


15 Aug, 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...


28 Jul, 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...


13 Jun, 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...


02 Jun, 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...


27 Apr, 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...


08 Mar, 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...


18 Feb, 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...


17 Feb, 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...


04 Feb, 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...


03 Dec, 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...


01 Dec, 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...


22 Oct, 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,...


19 Oct, 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...


10 Feb, 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...


05 Feb, 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...


16 Dec, 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...


10 Dec, 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...


03 Dec, 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...