Promoting inclusive growth: the AMNC opened in Dalian, China

huayuncp01.china_.comb8592d5b-8c87-bac4-6433-0-33eeec5c795026477b15b0ee8ac52203f429f70b.jpgThe World Economic Forum launched yesterday the Annual Meeting of the New Champions 2017 in the port city of Dalian, in China. This year’s edition will focus on the challenges related to the development of an “Inclusive Growth in the course of the fourth industrial revolution” and on all those policies, strategies and tools designed to successfully implement it.

The 2017 AMNC gathers government experts, representatives from academia and civil society with the aim of exchanging views and ideas about crosscutting political, social and economic challenges, whose global impact must be timely tackled. Continue reading

New headquarters, new opportunities: LUISS Enlabs grows and gets ready to host more startups

LUISS Enlabs grows up. Last Friday, 8 July, the new headquarters of the accelerator founded after the partnership between LUISS and Enlabs srl in 2013 were inaugurated.

In only three years, the ecosystem around LUISS Enlabs hosted up to 40 startup, which in turn created more than 500 jobs and generated over 20 million euro in revenues from business angels and external investors.

Following the expansion, there will be more than 5,000 square metres available for the accelerator in Rome which, in the historic part inside Termini Station at via Marsala 29h, will be capable of hosting up to 80 startup and will become one of the biggest accelerators in Europe. Continue reading

The labour market on the road to recovery: opportunity or illusion?

cercare-lavoro-a-natale-300x153.jpgAccording to the last report by ISTAT on the labour market in Italy, we are witnessing a slow, but progressive, increase in the number of employed people and a slight decrease in the unemployment rate, still high if we consider the rate of almost all of our neighbour countries in Europe.

During the first quarter of 2016, the number of employed people kept increasing (+242 thousands year-on-year) and the employment rate reached 56.3 per cent for the aged 15-64 years. The increase shows a relevant share of permanent employees and a general stability of temporary employees.  Continue reading

The happy growth for a changing world

The only happiness resides in growth, or we have always hoped so. Surely, no one feels happy if something decreases or dwindles. Yet, growth has never been an automatic step for humanity, and so is it now. It is our duty to defend and nurture this idea in a sustainable and “happy” way.

Started in Milan, the Festival of Growth will stay in Rome until 19th March and will then move to 11 other cities in Italy during 2016, creating diverse opportunities for debate about how to recognise growth where that is. Continue reading