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Oct 04, 2019, 09:56 ET The Economist announces final lineup of speakers for the 2019 Open Future Festival on October 5th in Hong Kong, Manchester and Chicago

The Economist, the newsweekly based in London with a uniquely global reach, is hosting its annual ideas summit, the Open Future Festival, on Saturday ...


Sep 19, 2019, 10:39 ET The Economist dedicates its weekly issue to climate change; The Economist Group launches marketing and commercial activities tied to Climate Week

For the first time in its 176-year history, The Economist is dedicating its weekly edition to one subject: climate change. In addition to the cover,...


Sep 18, 2019, 07:00 ET Climate action requires recognition of the rights of future generations, according to The Economist's youth essay-contest winner

The Economist, a leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs, today has announced that Larissa Parker, 25, from Toronto...


Sep 16, 2019, 11:00 ET The Economist GMAT Tutor's $25,000 MBA Scholarship Contest Is Open

The Economist's GMAT Tutor Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Competition launches today. The contest aims to find one of the world's "Brightest Minds"...


May 22, 2019, 09:22 ET The Economist announces its first lineup of speakers for the Open Future Festival 2019 on October 5th in Hong Kong, Manchester and Chicago

Following on from its success in 2018, The Economist will host its Open Future Festival 2019 on October 5th in Hong Kong, Manchester and Chicago....


Mar 08, 2019, 00:00 ET Progress for working women has stalled, according to The Economist's 2019 glass-ceiling index

Despite growing attention to the gender pay gap, the #MeToo movement and calls to improve opportunities for women in the workplace over the past...


Feb 12, 2019, 10:50 ET The Economist GMAT Tutor Awards $25,000 MBA Scholarship to Business School Aspirant

The Economist GMAT Tutor has announced the winner of its semi-annual Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest. The Contest offers a $25,000...


Jan 23, 2019, 00:00 ET The Economist launches "The Intelligence", a new daily podcast with analysis of the latest global news

The Economist will launch "The Intelligence", a new 20-minute daily current-affairs podcast providing a unique perspective on the events and trends...


Jan 04, 2019, 05:00 ET The Economist Launches First New Brand TV Ad in More Than a Decade

The Economist, a leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs, today announced that for the first time in more than a...


Nov 26, 2018, 10:50 ET "The world looks wobbly" according to The World in 2019

The World in 2019, the annual publication from The Economist, predicts that 2019 will be jittery, citing more populists in power from Brazil to...


Sep 26, 2018, 06:33 ET The Economist Events' Global Illicit Trade Summit to Spark Action-Driven Dialogue on Combating Illicit Trade

'Shadow' Economies estimated to be over US$3 trillion UAE ranks 34th in the Global Illicit Trade Environment Index From counterfeit goods to illicit...


Sep 13, 2018, 09:38 ET The Economist presents a manifesto for the revival of liberalism

Marking its 175th anniversary, The Economist today published an essay titled, "The Economist at 175: How to reinvent liberalism for the 21st...


Aug 09, 2018, 11:03 ET The Economist announces line-up of speakers for its Open Future Festival taking place on September 15th in Hong Kong, London and New York

Today The Economist announced the first round of speakers for its Open Future Festival, a live-streamed event taking place on September 15th in Hong...


Jul 12, 2018, 02:00 ET THE ECONOMIST's Big Mac index shows US dollar overvalued against most global currencies

As global trade tensions continue to escalate, The Economist's latest Big Mac index shows the US dollar is overvalued against most of the world's...


May 31, 2018, 10:00 ET The Economist launches film and essay competitions

The Economist is engaging young readers in its Open Future initiative with the launch of film and essay competitions. Open Future is an editorial...


May 24, 2018, 07:29 ET The Economist launches US House of Representatives mid-term elections model

Today The Economist launched its first real-time mid-term model, which uses statistical forecasting to predict how many seats in the House of...


May 02, 2018, 02:54 ET Economist GMAT Tutor Awards $25,000 MBA Scholarship to Business School Aspirant

Economist GMAT Tutor has announced the winner of its semi-annual Brightest Minds MBA Scholarship Contest. The Contest offers a $25,000 scholarship...


Apr 13, 2018, 08:00 ET The Economist Group Combines Sales And Circulation Divisions To Create Publisher Team Underpinned By Customer Insights

The Economist Group today announced that it has combined its sales and circulation teams to form a new Publisher Team. This structure brings together ...


Mar 15, 2018, 11:01 ET The Economist Stresses the Impact of Food Waste on the Environment as Part of its Grounds for Change Program

The Economist, a leading source of analysis on international business and world affairs, today announced that it will host a series of subscription...


Mar 01, 2018, 07:36 ET The Economist: Autonomous Vehicles Will Change The World The Future Will Be About Selling Rides, Not Cars

Autonomous vehicles are expected to develop and spread quickly in the coming years. Some are already on the road. This report considers the...


Jan 04, 2018, 05:45 ET New Report From The Economist Looks at Brain-Computer Interfaces

Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) open up communications channels between minds and machines and have already achieved remarkable things, says Andrew...


Nov 20, 2017, 02:00 ET The World in 2018 from The Economist highlights key global themes to watch for next year

The World in 2018, the annual publication from The Economist, predicts that 2018 will be a nerve-jangling year as people across the world attempt to...


Jul 13, 2017, 12:10 ET The Economist: 31 of 34 Currencies Tracked are Undervalued Against the US Dollar in Latest Big Mac Index

The latest Big Mac index from The Economist indicates that 31 of the 34 currencies tracked are undervalued against the US dollar. Only the Swiss...


Jun 29, 2017, 07:00 ET The Economist: In Trump's America It May Be A Long Wait For Politics To Return To Normal

Observers of Donald Trump's presidency who hope that American politics will eventually return to normal may face a long wait, according to a new...


May 11, 2017, 06:26 ET The Economist Speaks With US President Donald Trump About His Economic Policy And More

US President Donald Trump, along with Steve Mnuchin, the treasury secretary and Gary Cohn, the director of the National Economic Council, sat down...