Jim Oneill

Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance Is an Area BRIC Countries Can Lead the World - They Must Take This Opportunity

Jim O'Neill | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK
Jim O'Neill

The BRICs should set their local industries the challenge of coming up with the drugs and diagnostics that their citizens need. While the original vision for the BRIC countries in 2001 is on its way to becoming a reality, there is still so much potential to tap. The issue of AMR is one area amongst many, where these nations can lead the world. We hope they take this opportunity.

Has the Northern Powerhouse Gone Off Track or Is This Just a Delay on Route?

Paul Worthington | Posted 29.06.2015 | UK Politics
Paul Worthington

The Conservative Party suffered its first major set-back on Thursday in its promise to create a Northern Powerhouse. Transport Secretary Patrick McLou...

Devolution Needs to Look Beyond the Scottish Referendum to Power Our Cities Across the Whole UK

Jim O'Neill | Posted 08.11.2014 | UK Politics
Jim O'Neill

The degree of centralised control in the UK is dramatic compared to other major economies, whether developed or developing, and it doesn't seem obvious as to why this makes good economic sense for either those that live in different parts of the country nor the country as a whole.

Top Economist: 'UK Should Not Be Scared Of Leaving The European Union'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 28.11.2013 | UK Politics

Britain "should not be scared of leaving the European Union" as it could survive perfectly well on its own, top economists have told MPs. Speaking ...

New Dawn, New Day: Israel's Window of Opportunity in the 'Growth 8' Decade

Daniel Seal | Posted 13.12.2011 | UK
Daniel Seal

With Israeli industry so well-placed to conduct trade with China, this has the potential to usher in a lucrative era for trade between the two countries. Moreover, the famed dynamism of Israeli business may prove the ideal springboard to join in the 'Growth 8's' increasing prosperity.