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It isn’t clear how we solve the productivity puzzle, so let’s experiment

By James Phipps on Monday, 11 June 2018.

As you are reading this, I would expect that there is a policymaker somewhere in the world preparing a paper on how their organisation can help raise productivity. A decade since the global financial crisis and productivity growth remains sluggish for many advanced and developing economies.

How would you spend $10 million to ensure more children become innovators later on in life?

By on Sunday, 10 June 2018.

Innovation is the driving force behind rising prosperity, yet we don’t often talk about how people become inventors. Now, a study using US data shows that who your parents are - and how much money they have - makes a big difference in your chances of becoming an innovator.

The five questions for innovation and entrepreneurship policymakers that we’ll tackle at IGL2018

By Albert Bravo-Biosca on Wednesday, 23 May 2018.

Every year we invest lots of time to understand what are some of the pressing questions that policymakers working on innovation and entrepreneurship have on their radar. We meet with our colleagues, we consult our partners and we engage with our networks in order to identify key challenges and the people at the forefront of addressing them.

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