Global thinking

Latest thinking

  • Access the blog

    Access the blog

    Our global thinking blog connects you with the latest economic and business issues, drawing on the expertise of our international research team and Grant Thornton sector and service line leaders from across the globe.

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International Business Report (IBR)

  • International Business Report

    What is IBR?

    The International Business Report (IBR) is a research project which surveys 3,200 businesses in 44 economies every quarter. Through reports, press releases and data, it provides insight into the economic and commercial issues driving business decisions across the globe.

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Global Dynamism Index (GDI)

  • What is GDI?

    What is GDI?

    The Global Dynamism Index (GDI) is a project conducted in collaboration with the EIU, which ranks 50 economies on 22 indicators of dynamism across five categories: business operating environment, economics & growth, science & technology, labour & human capital and financing environment.

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Other thought leadership

  • International Business Report

    Sector-specific research

    We produce a number of bespoke research projects looking at specific sector or service line issues. These include the annual Global Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions reports, as well as papers on hot topics in industries such as real estate & construction, mining, cleantech and food & beverage.

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