Integrating refugees into the labor market: No cure-all in sight

Everywhere in Europe, policy makers are looking for ways to help asylum-seekers and refugees find jobs. It's a major challenge and the tools being used vary – from language courses and internships to competency tests and training programs. No one, however, has found a surefire approach, as our new study shows.

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Innovation in India: Germany still slow to take advantage of full potential

Research and development in India is rapidly improving. Yet only a few German businesses are investing millions in innovation centers. Skilled labor from India could help Germany resolve its skilled labor shortage. read more

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Wake-up call after Brexit: The euro needs reforms

The euro is not equipped for future crises. This is the result of the report by an international expert group. read more

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The globalization engine loses momentum

The international community has become less interconnected. The Globalization Report shows how this has affected the per-capita incomes. read more


Sustainable Development Goals - Launch of the SDG Index in New York

World leaders are gathering in New York for the General Assembly at the United Nations in September 2016 – one year after committing to the historic Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDG Index by the Bertelsmann Stiftung and the SDSN measures progress towards the goals and shows best practices across countries. read more