Profitable, efficient, cost-effective – these are criteria that drive successful companies. What works in business is now reaching deeper into other spheres of life. Man as human capital. Brave new world – curse or blessing?
How much better off would the world be if it stopped preparing for war and invested in peace instead? We asked a researcher with the Institute for Economics and Peace. The answer, expressed in dollars, is staggering.
Strong economic growth means Germany's tax revenues have reached a record high. The downside is that this could reduce the government's motivation to pursue further competitiveness-enhancing reforms.
In an interview with DW, Indonesian Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati emphasized that compared to Europe, Indonesia's economy is benefiting from a combination of a young population and effective fiscal policies.
As a new generation of employees joins their companies, experts express concern over the pressure that is heaped upon Japanese workers - and the growing problem of 'karoshi.' Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
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