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  • Forum Video

    What does the second machine age mean for our jobs?

    If the first industrial revolution was about creating more effective power systems, such as the steam engine, then this… more

  • An ECO 110 wind turbine manufactured Alstom is seen in the Landes de Couesme wind farm near La Gacilly Forum Video

    Why competitiveness doesn’t have to cost the earth

    Last June, a UN task force in charge of developing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) released a zero draft… more

  • Protestors carry flags of Portugal, Italy, Greece and Spain as they gather in front of the parliament in Syntagma square during a 48-hour strike by the two major Greek workers unions in Athens Forum Video

    Is Europe’s competitiveness torn in half?

    In recent years, many studies have highlighted the stark competitiveness divide that exists and persists between a… more

  • Apprentice Tanja Wollerstorfer works at FACC in Ried im Innkreis Forum Video

    10 ways countries can improve their competitiveness

    For more than 30 years the World Economic Forum has studied and benchmarked competitiveness, widely accepted as the… more

  • Boeing 787 Dreamliner under construction is pictured at the Boeing facility in Everett Forum Video

    Why US competitiveness is on the rise

    For an economist whose job it is to measure countries’ success (or otherwise) in laying the foundations for long-term… more

  • A fisherman waits for a catch in front of the beach of Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro Forum Video

    Top 10 most competitive economies in Latin America and the Caribbean

    According to the latest World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report, in order to keep up the positive economic… more

  • Kirore, a creative director at Planet Rackus works on MA3Racer, a 2D mobile game inside his studio in Kenya’s capital Nairobi Forum Video

    Top 10 most competitive economies in sub-Saharan Africa

    The sub-Saharan African region has provided something of a silver lining in an otherwise broadly felt global economic… more

  • A woman has a painted Swiss flag on her face as Swiss National Day is celebrated at the House of Switzerland in London Forum Video

    What makes Switzerland so competitive?

    For the sixth consecutive edition, Switzerland tops the rankings of the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness… more

  • An investor looks up at screens displaying stock information at the Dubai Financial Market Forum Video

    Top 10 most competitive economies in Middle East, North Africa

    Large parts of the Middle East and North Africa continue to be affected by geopolitical conflict and turbulence. Yet… more

  • People take photos with the skyline of the financial district of Singapore in the background Forum Video

    Top 10 most competitive economies in Asia Pacific

    The competitiveness landscape in the Asia-Pacific region remains one of stark contrasts. According to the latest… more

  • Closeup of the map of Europe seen on the face of a 10 Euro Cent coin in Paris Forum Video

    Top 10 most competitive economies in Europe

    Economic recovery across Europe is mixed, with many countries now recording stronger growth, while others continue to… more

  • Forum Video

    Video: How cities can benefit from urbanization

    Countries around the world need to devolve power to cities and be more open to foreigners if they are to benefit from… more