By D. Franklin, John Andrews
A examine the basic traits which are altering the realm, from the specialists at The Economist
"Megatrends" are nice forces in societal improvement that experience profound affects on states, markets, and civil society within the now and for the years yet to come. they could successfully be hired as a kick off point for interpreting our international. Megachange: the area in 2050 seems at those sweeping, primary traits which are altering the realm swifter than at any time in human history.
Including chapters on nearly twenty of those "megatrends," each one elegantly defined through participants from The Economist, and wealthy in aiding evidence and pics, the ebook is a compelling learn in addition to a priceless examine and reference tool.* teams the "megatrends" which are shaping our global into numerous different types: humans, lifestyles and loss of life, economic system and enterprise, and Knowledge
* every one development is roofed in a concise yet distinct bankruptcy written by means of a professional from The Economist
* Edited through Daniel Franklin, govt Editor of The Economist
Packed with vital information regarding the forces that form our global, Megachange is an engaging new glance to the longer term from the specialists at The Economist.
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Megachange: The World in 2050 (The Economist) by D. Franklin, John Andrews