Implications of Davos 2020 for Global Economic Growth (Part I)

The 50th Annual meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF) was held from 21st January to 24th January, 2020 at Davos in Geneva, Switzerland. The five-day event focused on how stakeholder capitalism could help address the world’s urgent and pressing socio-economic challenges. Established in 1971, the World Economic Forum’s activities are generally nucleated around how to shape industry, …

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Implications of Davos 2020 for Global Economic Growth (Part ii)

The current publication assesses the impact of the melting Arctic ice, the fourth industrial revolution, leadership and geopolitics on human and national economic activities in the 21st century in various parts of the world. This feature is a continuation of an earlier publication which ended on climate change and its relative effect on economies across the globe. Here …

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Effect of Brexit on UK-EU economic relations

The process of the United Kingdom’s (UK’s) decision to withdraw from the European Union (EU) began on 23rd June, 2016 when the United Kingdom voted in a referendum to leave the Union. About 17.4 million people voted to opt out. The results indicated 52% opted to leave while 48% voted to remain in the European Union. The …

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Effect of Pension Fund Assets on Ghana’s GDP

Abstract: The decision to implement pensions as a unique compensation scheme to reward individuals and civil servants who commit themselves to work and contribute meaningfully to the socio-economic development and growth of their economies dates back to over four centuries in some jurisdictions. The foregoing affirms the significant role of pensions in living standards and …

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“We eat GDP”- Chartered Economist rebuts “we don’t eat GDP” sentiments

To say that Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and other economic indicators do not reflect in the everyday life of the people and so African Government should stop touting them as achievements is a narrow way of looking at the situation, A Fellow Chartered Economist and Chief Executive Officer of the EBEN Consultancy, Dr Ebenezer Ashley, …

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GDP As An Indicator Of Economic Progress

NEWS COMMENTARY ON GDP AS AN INDICATOR OF ECONOMIC PROGRESS Gross Domestic Product (GDP), is one of the economic indicators that show whether the country is making economic progress or not. However, a section of the public believes that GDP does not reflect in the everyday life of the people and therefore African governments should …

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Economist commends Finance Minister for US$3 Billion Eurobond oversubscription

A Fellow Chartered Economist and Chief Executive Officer of the EBEN Consultancy, Dr Ebenezer Ashley, has commended the Finance Minister, Mr Ken Ofori Atta, for his effort in securing the US$3 billion Eurobond, which was oversubscribed five times the target. According to him, it is never easy for any economy to secure a bond in …

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Impact of Brexit on United Kingdom’s Human Capital Development

Brexit Voting Pattern The Brexit vote in 2016 remains the largest in the democratic history of the United Kingdom (UK). Here is a discussion on the impact of Brexit on United Kingdom’s human capital development. Although a significant number of Brexit votes were cast outside London, discussions on the human capital effects of Brexit have …

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Relevance of the One Constituency, One Ambulance Programme to Ghana’s Emergency Healthcare System

A country with quality Healthcare is often assured of increased efficiency and productivity; and eventual growth in her economic activities in desired proportions. The success story of modelled advanced economies such as the United States of America (USA), United Kingdom (UK), Canada, Germany, and France, to mention a few, revolves around the establishment and maintenance of strong …

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Analysis of Realities and Myths in the Consulting Industry

Abstract: The terms, consultancy and consulting, are often used interchangeably to explain a set of knowledge acquired and implemented in a specialised field or in specialised fields. In recent years, organisations have realised the constant need for third party expertise; and this affirms the significance of consulting services in the competitive global business environment. Services …

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