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How long it takes to become a billionaire?

Some people say that making the first million is the hardest.Others, like oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens have quipped that the first billion is a “helluva lot harder”. Regardless of which is true, it’s interesting to examine how long it took the world’s wealthiest to reach the million and billion dollar benchmarks, as

European Investment Stabilisation Function – EISF

he idea behind the Commission’s proposed European Investment Stabilisation Function (EISF) is to use dedicated financial means from the EU budget to help Member States stabilize their economies in the event of a major asymmetric shock. In the context of EISF, the Commission would borrow on the financial markets and

Circular Economy: Linking up the Supply Chain

inally, the long-discussed concept of the circular economy (CE) seems ready for takeoff. More and more observers see new information technologies like the internet of things (IoT), big data analytics or blockchain as the powerful means everybody is waiting for. And yes, its promises are truly thrilling. Yet the real door-opener is still

China is building 19 ‘Cluster Super-Cities”

he World has a demand problem, and it is dealing with it all wrong. Rather than allowing itself to be harmed by other countries’ problematic policies, China must work to create its own demand by making full use of its capacity for policy experimentation. Cluster cities are ideal for long-term

What is Globalization 4.0 ? WEF explains

fter World War II, the international community came together to build a shared future. Now, it must do so again. Owing to the slow and uneven recovery in the decade since the global financial crisis, a substantial part of society has become disaffected and embittered, not only with politics and

History of Largest Internet Companies

ith each passing year, an increasingly large segment of the population no longer remembers images loading a single pixel row at a time, the earsplitting sound of a 56k modem, or the domination of web portals. Many of the top websites in 1998 were basically news aggregators or search portals,

The future of work: 4 predictions

Written by Stephane Kasriel, CEO of Upwork s CEO of freelancing website Upwork, I am witnessing firsthand not only the immense changes within our industry, but also the speed at which they are occurring. At the World Economic Forum, where I co-chair the Council on the Future of Work, Gender and Education, we

EU Trade with Latin America and the Caribbean

rowing geopolitical rivalry, escalating trade tensions between the United States and China (both big players in Latin America and the Caribbean – LAC) and a US trade policy shifting away from a multilateral towards a bilateral approach based on ‘America First’, have created uncertainty in this part of the world.

Nation brand of Turkey – Discover the Potential

urkey has been a hub of ideas and cultures for centuries. It has been home to the Byzantium, the Ottoman empire, parts of the the silk road and some even say the wheel was invented here. Turkey and its people have been the home of incredible potential for time out

EU Battery Alliance: Establishing European battery manufacturing

One year on from the launch of the European Battery Alliance (EBA), the Commission Action Plan is in place, the first pilot production facilities are being built and further projects are announced to establish the EU as the lead player in the strategic area of battery innovation and manufacturing. atteries will be as

World’s top Countries for Tourism – Montenegro on the map

What are the top countries for tourism? The map of the world, created by the Howmuch, resizes countries around the world based on international tourist receipts in 2017, using data from the World Tourism Organization. In 2018, Montenegro is on the map for the first time. So, here are the world’s

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