Social changes

LATEST: Declining workforce participation will be a drag on Australia's economic growth.
LATEST: Indonesia's retail market for clothing is expected to grow at a CAGR of 16.77% over the next five years.
LATEST: One third of all US residents will be immigrants or children of immigrants by 2065.
LATEST: Better harnessing of the unique strengths and resources of individual cities will lead to a more productive and competitive national system of cities.
LATEST: Shale gas fracking will undermine the UK's ability to achieve its 2050 climate change target unless the industry is strictly regulated.
LATEST: The United States military emphasized that Thaad would be focused solely on North Korea and would contribute to a layered system enhancing the alliance's existing missile defense capabilities again...
LATEST: The entire current mobility needs of the city of Singapore could be accommodated through a fleet of shared autonomous vehicles which requires only 1/3 of the current numbers of vehicles in circulat...
LATEST: Drones could be used to spread toxic chemicals in a terrorist attack.
LATEST: President-elect Donald Trump says the US will quit the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on his first day in the White House.
LATEST: The UK government will provide greater access to the European market for Middle Eastern businesses.
LATEST: The World Economic Forum reckons it will take 217 years for disparities in the pay and employment opportunities of men and women to end.
LATEST: There will be more than 2 billion Alphas by 2025.
LATEST: Gen Xers and Millennials will see debt levels rise significantly more quickly (at a CAGR of 4.3 percent and 6.5 percent, respectively) in the next two decades.
LATEST: Millennials will match baby boomers as a share of the U.S. electorate this year.
LATEST: Gen Z will put pressure on organizations to provide flexible work environments.
LATEST: Average job growth in Florida State and Local Government during 2017-2020 will be 1.2%.
LATEST: Bringing human capital online will be the largest economic transformation the world has seen.
LATEST: Spending on online native advertisements is expected to be $7.9 billion in 2015 and could eclipse $21 billion by 2018.
LATEST: ISIL's Khorasan branch 27 will probably remain a low-level threat to Afghan stability as well as to US and Western interests in the region in 2016.
LATEST: Forecasts law enforcement, first responder and homeland security robots and technologies will reach $4.3 billion by 2021.
LATEST: Mobile digital devices will transform every aspect of retailing, marketing, communication and entertainment over the next decade.
LATEST: The more hardline power factions inside Iran that are opposed to the US will have a stronger mandate to impose costs on Western allies, assets, and interests in the region.
LATEST: The tentative EU deal with Turkey that would return irregular migrants in exchange for political and financial rewards could be illegal.
LATEST: The animal growth promoters and performance enhancers market is poised to reach USD 9.66 billion by 2020 from USD 7.56 billion in 2015, growing at a CAGR of 5% during the forecast period of 2015 to...
LATEST: Statisticians and scientists could run in-field blind tests comparing the efficiency of different systems or interventions.
LATEST: Japan's sinking economy could force the government to delay an expected tax hike by two-and-a-half years.
LATEST: The annual growth rate of the U.S. population between the ages of 20 and 64 is projected to slow to about 0.4 percent over the 2016-2046 period.
LATEST: Poverty will increasingly be concentrated in countries affected by fragility, conflict and violence.
LATEST: The world's population of Muslims will grow by 73 per cent between 2010 and 2050.
LATEST: Forecasting risk will not get any easier in the next three years and emerging risks will most likely arise in the areas of cyber attacks, regulation and human resources.
LATEST: By 2030, 72 million Americans will be eligible for retirement, and will make up about one in five people in the country.
LATEST: Rapid population ageing is putting significant pressure on health and social care systems and threatening the financial sustainability of some public and corporate pension arrangements.
LATEST: China introduced a series of strict laws that required local and overseas firms to submit to security checks: The United States has submitted a document for debate at the WTO Services Council alleg...
LATEST: Engines with gasoline direct injection-which waste less fuel than traditional engines-are expected to be used in half of new vehicles in the 2016 model year.
Tax
LATEST: An additional 450 million francs will be set aside from an existing fossil fuels tax to help cut energy use in buildings by 43 percent by 2035 compared with 2000 levels.
LATEST: Cars made in the in the country could become subject to World Trade Organization rules with tariffs of 10 percent on vehicles exported from the UK to the EU.
LATEST: A customs union in the Arab States and improved travel access could boost the region's GDP by $760bn over seven years.
LATEST: A well-managed rebalancing of China's growth model would ultimately lift global growth and reduce tail risks.
LATEST: Greenhouse gas emissions in Ireland are projected to decrease by 36% by 2020 on 2015 levels which are primarily attributable to methane emissions from landfill reducing significantly.
LATEST: The knowledge, skills, and capabilities of Ethiopia's future working-age population will determine the extent to which Ethiopia can capitalize on demographic changes.
LATEST: By 2020, the US could jump ahead of Russia as the largest supplier of petroleum products in the world.

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