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The U.S. dollar accounts for 83% of total transactions and more than 90% of bank deposits in Cambodia. The central bank is now urging citizens to use the riel, the country’s local currency.
Low oil prices, discouraging finds, pressure from environmentalists and high regulatory costs forced Shell’s decision last week to quit drilling in the Alaskan Arctic.
Recent regional elections in Catalonia, viewed as an indirect referendum on independence from Spain, produced results that won’t be cleared up until January. But the vote may have improved chances for a compromise solution.
In the new book, Superforecasting, Wharton professor Philip Tetlock and coauthor Dan Gardner look into why making predictions is so difficult — and how to become better at making them.
Emerging markets used to be seen as the “new economic locomotive.” But many of them – including Brazil and South Africa – are feeling the brunt of China’s economic slowdown and facing other serious problems as well.
Despite the strong campaign-trail rhetoric against immigration, actual data might help to ease any worries about the economy and waves of crime, experts say.
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It’s still early days for Gen Z — its oldest members are still in their teens or early 20s — but marketers are trying to get a handle on what they want and expect from brands.
How can a new pope attract new groups — and generations — without alienating historically important demographics?
Apple’s newest products could be game-changers in terms of their potential for expanding the company’s ecosystem into new areas.
The co-founders of Marou Faiseurs de Chocolat recount how they set up a business making and marketing fine chocolates in Vietnam, a country not known for its production or consumption of the product.
Global food production is not keeping up with population growth. Will there be a second Green Revolution to close the productivity gap?