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  • Forum Article

    Inequality is rising. Or is it?

    Thomas Piketty has recently drawn worldwide attention with the proposition that the disparity between wage earners and… more

  • Forum Article

    Three reasons to worry about mega-regional trade deals

    Trade liberalization has progressed with historically unprecedented speed in the 21st century: trade volumes are… more

  • Young Global Leaders Article

    What does Indonesia's election mean for the world?

    The most bitterly contested election in Indonesia’s history has concluded with both candidates, Joko Widodo and… more

  • Forum Article

    Can Germany save the euro?

    The short history of the Eurozone has been remarkable and unprecedented – the euro project has moved from the… more

  • Forum Article

    What are mega-regional trade agreements?

    Mega-regionals are deep integration partnerships between countries or regions with a major share of world trade and… more

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    Are mega-regionals the future of global trade?

    A lot is happening on the trade negotiations front in almost every corner of the world. Countries have been active and… more

  • Forum Article

    Five ways success will look different by 2020

    What does it mean to be successful? The answer used to be obvious: a regular paycheck from a reputable employer. But… more

  • Forum Article

    Is Mexico really the world's happiest country?

    Economists have long known that GDP is an imperfect measure of well-being. In addition to missing non-market… more

  • Forum Article

    What can we do about climate sceptics?

    “Climate change is nonsense.” When De Telegraaf – the largest newspaper of the Netherlands – asked its… more

  • Forum Article

    What Elliott vs Argentina means for global debt markets

    As Argentina prepares to face the Netherlands for a place in the World Cup final, off the pitch the country has been… more

  • Forum Article

    How the 'aspirationals' are changing the world

    Solutions to some of our intractable global challenges could be found in 2.5 billion empowered, young and urban… more

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    This week at the World Economic Forum: July 4

    Grüezi mitenand! Happy Independence Day to our American colleagues, and welcome to your weekly digital update. Most… more