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Why has the productivity been growing so slowly for a very long time? What is driving the recovery and should we take this recovery serious or is this just a temporary phenomenon? These are the Questions, which are discussed in a Webcast of the Conference Board.
Start-ups and innovative entrepreneurs are drivers of economic growth in regions and nations. But European regions show a rather low number of successful high growth start-ups compared to the United States. A contribution by Economist Klaus-Heiner Röhl on the Blog of the International Network for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises (INSME).
Who owns our data? How can the principles of free competition be protected in a digital world? Only a systematic comparison of different business models shows what's at stake for the social market economy argues Michael Hüther, director of the Cologne Institute for Economic Research, in a guest contribution for the Frankfurter Allgemeinen Zeitung.