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  • A woman walks out of an Internal Revenue Service office in New York Forum Article

    Why US corporate tax needs reform

    An increasing number of US companies are making plans to shift their headquarters to Europe. These so-called… more

  • A woman holding an umbrella looks at her cellphone outside a brokerage in Tokyo Forum Article

    Why growth is stalling in big economies

    Relapse is the rule in the post-crisis global economy. In the United States, Japan and Europe, GDP growth faltered… more

  • Jenna Sampson, a community relations manager at Twitter, works on the company’s rooftop deck in San Francisco Forum Article

    The internet must be managed from the bottom up

    In a speech to the UN General Assembly in September 2013, after Snowden’s revelations, Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s… more

  • Soldiers of the Eurocorps hold the European flag during a ceremony in front of the European Parliament in Strasbourg Forum Article

    Should Europe play a greater role in the world?

    The chaotic consequences of the gradual disintegration of Pax Americana are becoming increasingly clear. For seven… more

  • People are reflected on an electronic board displaying Japan’s Nikkei average outside a brokerage in Tokyo Forum Article

    What do China and the US tell us about inequality?

    Rising income and wealth inequality in many countries around the world has been a long-term trend for three decades… more

  • Electronic board shows the Nikkei share average and the Japanese yen’s exchange rate against the U.S. dollar at the TSE in Tokyo Forum Article

    Which investors are best for emerging markets?

    The investor base matters since different investors behave differently. During the emerging market sell-off episodes in… more

  • RTR3MBIJ Forum Article

    Everyone has a stake in the future of the internet

    Those of us who participated in the NETmundial conference in Brazil last April were pleasantly surprised by how… more

  • An internet cable is seen at a server room in this picture illustration taken in Warsaw Forum Article

    How do we protect the future of the internet?

    In order for the internet to continue to thrive, we need it to remain open, interconnected, interoperable, stable and… more

  • Smiling Union Jack piggy banks are lined up for sale in the window of a souvenir store on Oxford Street in central London Forum Article

    Why do poorer countries lend to richer ones?

    The increase in global imbalances in the last decade posed a theoretical challenge for international macroeconomics… more

  • Registered Nurse Rebecca Moak poses for a photo in trauma center of the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi Forum Article

    Lessons from China on universal healthcare

    Subsidized health insurance is unlikely to lead to Universal Health Coverage (UHC); insurance coverage doesn’t always… more

  • Migrants yell slogans as they hold up flags from Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala, during a march in Mexico City Global Agenda Councils Article

    Three ways to lead for the common good

    In 2013 at the World Economic Forum in Davos Switzerland, the Global Agenda Council on Values held a series of… more

  • Students attend a lesson at a public school in Gudele, on the outskirts of South Sudan’s capital Juba Forum Article

    We cannot improve the world from the top down

    The World Economic Forum is dedicated to improving the world. We cannot improve our world top down. Our New Social… more