28-Mar-19 "The most obvious harm that gridlock does to a city is in lost working hours for commuters. Add to that, the additional cost of fuel for all those private vehicles being used for the journey to work, the cost of healthcare associated with air pollution, plus the loss of tourism and international business visitors," said Pete Read, director of strategic research and advisory firm Global Growth Markets.
22-Mar-19 In countries where more than half the workforce have upper secondary education there is a strong positive relationship between capital investment and productivity. Seven countries with well educated populations and low fixed capital per worker are investing above average in fixed capital, and therefore look to be opportunity markets. Conversely there are eight countries which have a good standard of education but are not investing enough to fully leverage it in future. [image: Global Demographics Ltd]
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