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The World’s Next Factory Won’t Be in South Asia

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Originally published on bloomberg here The region is losing out to Africa and elsewhere in the race to attract manufacturing investment. Vietnam seems to be the consensus pick for winner of the U.S.-China trade war, as Chinese and other manufacturers shift production to the cheaper Southeast Asian nation. If there’s a loser, at least in terms of […]

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Why the future of well-being isn’t about money

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Originally published on world economic forum here Non-material factors such as social supports, freedoms, and fairness may play a bigger role than money in future well-being, according to new research. The work draws on global well-being surveys over the past decade to project potential levels of world happiness in 2050. It suggests that, to improve […]