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Nov 13, 2015, 12:40 ET
The Economist Group

The Economist Group wins Gold for Best Overall Content Marketing Solution at 2015 Content Council Pearl Awards

The Economist Group won the top prize at the Custom Content Council Pearl Awards, which honors excellence, innovation and effectiveness in content...

Oct 22, 2015, 07:00 ET
The Economist Events

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 21, 2015, 07:55 ET

Leaders From the Oncology Industry Convene at the Economist Events' War on Cancer 2015 to Discuss the Future Battle Against Cancer

The Economist Event's inaugural War on Cancer 2015, held in London yesterday, was host to some of the industry's most high-profile leaders in...

Oct 19, 2015, 12:00 ET
The Economist Which MBA?

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...

Oct 14, 2015, 14:01 ET
The Economist Group

Back to school for busy professionals with The Economist's Executive Education Navigator

 Kids aren't the only ones heading back to school this autumn. Executives around the world are gravitating towards business-school...

Oct 14, 2015, 08:27 ET
Digital Evolution Infographic

EIU study reveals high aspiration and complex challenges in digital transformation initiatives

 A new study by The Economist Intelligence Unit reveals that while a majority of companies have yet to implement their digital transformation...

Oct 13, 2015, 04:00 ET

The Economist Events' War on Cancer 2015

Fostering dialogue on the human and economic cost of cancer, European policy and financing solutions and the importance of innovation across the...

Oct 12, 2015, 05:00 ET

The Economist Events Hosts the Energy Summit 2015

The new realities of the energy industry: what will it look like 15 years from now?   Amid concerns and speculation about the dramatic...

Aug 10, 2015, 11:47 ET
The Economist GMAT Tutor

The Economist's $25,000 MBA Scholarship Contest Is Now Open

 The Economist Careers Network, the division of The Economist Group that aims to guide the globally curious along their career journeys, has...

Jul 16, 2015, 10:58 ET

Economist Careers Network Introduces GRE Tutor and Executive Education Navigator to Help 'Globally Curious' Advance on Career Journey

Today The Economist Careers Network announced that it will add two new tools—a GRE Tutor and an Executive Education Navigator—to its...

Jun 22, 2015, 03:00 ET

The Economist Makes Its Cannes Debut with "Wake Up with The Economist"; Panel of Marketing Experts to Deconstruct Creativity Each Morning

At this week's Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity, the place of creativity in today's business world will be explored and debated in...

Jun 11, 2015, 19:00 ET

Economist Films Makes International Debut

 Economist Films, a new video initiative from the global current-affairs newspaper, made its debut this week, premiering two series pilots on...

May 28, 2015, 15:54 ET
The Economist Which MBA?

Which MBA? Announces Winner Of Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest

 Today Which MBA?, the business education focused division of The Economist Group that produces Economist GMAT Tutor, announced the winner of...

May 20, 2015, 11:32 ET
The Economist Which MBA?

Which MBA? Announces Winners Of Kerrisdale Capital's International Investment Case Study Competition "Find a Zero"

 Which MBA?, the business education division of The Economist, has announced the winners of the Kerrisdale Capital Case Study Competition....

May 15, 2015, 14:19 ET
Which MBA?

The Economist Releases International Rankings Of Executive MBA Programmes

 The Economist has released its new ranking of Executive MBA programmes—prestigious degrees for executives with significant management...

Apr 07, 2015, 20:00 ET
The Economist Global Business Review

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...