Health care

Posted on 10, Feb | Posted by

Nurses looking into a room.

Healthcare Disrupted: Inside the human health and life sciences revolution

As communities seek “target sectors” to focus on in their attempts to grow their economies, the health and life sciences sector has been a frequent choice. In part, this is because the sector is growing – but the clean, impactful, knowledge sector jobs that characterize the sector are also highly desirable. But Jeff Elton and Anne O’Riordan’s 2016 book Healthcare Disrupted: Next Generation Business Models and Strategies  suggests that the sector is in for a major shakeup.

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Posted on 11, Feb | Posted by

Can productivity save global economic growth?

By Tarryn Landman

People in a busy plaza

Rapid growth in productivity and the number of workers has helped to fuel global GDP growth over the past 50 years. As populations age and workforces shrink in many countries, how will the global economic growth fare? The McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) looks at this question in a new study of the G19 (the G20 minus the European Union) and Nigeria, which generate 80 percent of global GDP. Read the full blog post

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