Income inequality and jobless growth are two of the most significant challenges facing the world today, says a World Economic Forum report.According to the Outlook on the Global Agenda, deepening income inequality and jobless growth head the top 10 trends for 2015.Top 10 trends for 2015 are deepening income inequality; jobless growth; lack of leadership; rising geostrategic competition; weakening of representative democracy; rising pollution in developing world; rising occurrence of severe ... Rediff.com, 1 month ago
High growth is not only not a must to improve our level of well-being, it is doubtful if it can be pursued for too long. High growth is good for those who sell motor cars and home appliances, but it can make better sense to tell people they must first learn to clean their own toilets, find cheap ways to produce enough safe drinking water and reform the way we teach children in government schools. The latest numbers on the Indian economy aren’t cheerful. While inflation continues its ...Rediff.com, 3 days ago
In a big thumbs-up to reforms in laws governing companies and capital market regulations here, India has been ranked 7th for minority investor protection -- ahead of developed countries like the US, Japan, France and Germany. New Zealand has topped the list and is followed by Hong Kong, Singapore, UK and Malaysia, as per a sub-ranking released by the World Bank today as part of its annual Doing Business Report. While Ireland has been ranked at sixth place in terms of 'protecting minority ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago
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