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France makes a turn?

In “The Politically Incorrect Reforms of France’s New President” (Knowledge@Wharton, 5/16/07), analysts offer a number of prognostications: France must restructure the labor market, making unemployment less easy; France is the ...

“Declinism” in France

The Post paints a picture of a confused, hesitant, and unrealistic electorate in France as voters select a president. A French analysist summed up voters as wanting “the myth of a job that’s secure for life with full, massive ...

New global e-readiness rankings

The Economist Intelligence Unit released its 2006 e-readiness rankings yesterday. The index is a measure of a country’s readiness for e-business, judged by Internet access, broadband penetration, innovation, information security, and other ...

World economies to 2050: a wealthier planet

PriceWaterhouseCoopers has released a study of potential growth in the world’s 17 largest economies out to the year 2050. The study forecasts the eclipse of the current developed economies. The E7, largest emerging market economies (China, ...

France: fearing the future

The Washington Post reports on French worries about the future. In a poll, young people in their 20s were asked what globalization meant to them. Forty-eight percent answered “fear.” The article does not outline the nature of French ...