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08 Mar, 2019, 05:00 GMT 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...


26 Sep, 2018, 11:33 BST 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...


13 Jun, 2016, 18:41 BST Wake Up With The Economist Returns to Cannes Lions 2016

Panel Sessions Featuring World's Top Marketers Offer Daily Dose of Creative Insight Chief marketing officers from some of the world's most...


12 Jun, 2015, 00:00 BST 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 June 9th ...


07 Nov, 2014, 00:00 GMT The Economist Launches Its First Ever Daily Edition, to Provide Readers with a Concise Morning Briefing

Today The Economist launches The Economist Espresso, the first daily edition in the publication's 171-year history. The Economist Espresso was...