(TV) What are business schools looking for? 
Ilian Mihov, INSEAD Dean and Professor of Economics, shares what is different about INSEAD; and how the school is looking for students who wish to make a positive impact to the world. Dean Mihov is speaking from the SDG Tent alongside the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meetings in Davos, where the INSEAD Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society is an official SDG Tent partner.  

US, 25 January 
INSEAD Institutional Press Release: INSEAD Hoffmann Global Institute for Business and Society joins SDG Tent at Davos 

2019 Global Talent Competitiveness Index: Nurturing entrepreneurial talent identified as key to the competitiveness of nations and cities 
The 2019 Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) report, produced by INSEAD in partnership with Adecco and Tata Communications, reveals that Switzerland, Singapore and the United States continue to lead the world in talent competitiveness. Dr. Bruno Lanvin, Executive Director of the GTCI, and Felipe Monteiro,  Academic Director of the GTCI, comment.  INSEAD Press Release 
Global, 21 January 
Media coverage:

O GloboRadio FranceBilanDie WeltFAZThe NationalLe FigaroThe Straits TimesThe Copenhagen PostLes EchosNew Zealand HeraldMSN MoneyExpansionThe Times of IndiaWall Street OnlineCEO WorldGestionGulf NewsMaeil Business NewsEquipos & Talento
Euractiv, HK01IOLSouth China Morning PostThoi BaoBorneo BulletinThe Phnom Penh Post,  Nanyang Siang Pau 

A special GTCI edition of “In the News” is forthcoming.

China may be ready to buy more US goods — but economists say that isn’t what matters
Pushan Dutt, Professor of Economics and Political Science at INSEAD, comments that he does not consider bilateral trade deficits to be “a good starting point for negotiations,” but if an imbalance is caused by a nation breaking rules, then its actions are “fair game for negotiators.” CNBC Asia
Singapore, 24 January 
Other coverage: 
Yahoo! Finance

Research: Gender Pay Gaps Shrink When Companies Are Required to Disclose Them 
Morten Bennedsen, Professor of Economics at INSEAD, shares more about his research which is also the first empirical study on the impact of mandatory wage transparency. The study’s results suggest that disclosing disparities in gender pay does in fact narrow the gender wage gap.  Harvard Business Review
US, 24 January 

Why Do Billionaire Bond Traders Bother to Tweet?
David Dubois, Associate Professor of Marketing at INSEAD, comments on how there’s no obvious way of putting the Twitter genie back in the bottle. Today’s customers have become so used to engaging directly with companies and CEOs that sticking one’s head in the sand is no longer tenable. Bloomberg 
US, 22 January 

(TV) Channel NewsAsia’s Primetime Asia (38m09s)
Ilian Mihov, Dean of INSEAD and Professor of Economics, discusses the key themes and topics which will take centre-stage at the World Economic Forum this year; and how people can learn from Singapore, in terms of its industry transformation maps, and how the country prepares for the future. Channel NewsAsia
Singapore, 21 January