How is the European Union coping with the economic crisis? A handful of European financial institutions are free from national interests. The European Investment Bank is one of them. R. Kahane met Philippe Maystadt, the head of the institution.
In times of challenging business conditions, some companies look for ways to save money. Some manage to cut costs without cutting jobs, through innovative solutions. R. Kahane met Laurent Blanchard, General Manager at Cisco France.
In April, construction of new homes fell to their lowest pace on records going back a half-century.
Was it just a bump in the road to recovery or is the worst yet to come ? R. Kahane talked to Robert Shiller, professor at Yale University.
The American model of growth based on consumers is well and truly dead. The decline has begun in earnest. So says Patrick Artus, head of research at the French bank, Natixis, co-author of a new book, "Is it too late to save America?"
While rich countries are busy bailing out their banks, tens of millions of people in the developing world risk falling into extreme poverty this year. Most live in Africa and Asia. France 24's Douglas Herbert met Kevin Watkins, from the UNESCO.