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Trump poised to pitch 'America First' to skeptical Davos elite

Jan 26, 2018

Trump poised to pitch 'America First' to skeptical Davos elite

U.S. President Donald Trump strode into the lion's den to confront the world's political and business elite on Thursday, as his "America First" administration executes an anti-globalist manifesto in trade, taxes and currency rates. A year after taking office, Trump joined the World Economic Forum ...

Experts at Davos open debate on redefining GDP

| Jan 25, 2018

Experts at Davos open debate on redefining GDP

It can topple governments, confer international bragging rights and pretty much obsessed the government of China once the country began its long march back to economic prowess. But is gross domestic product outliving its usefulness as a metric of economic size, and is it stoking ...

Japan slips to No. 9 in World Economic Forum's competitiveness index

Sep 27, 2017

Japan slips to No. 9 in World Economic Forum's competitiveness index

Japan came in at No. 9 in the World Economic Forum's annual Global Competitiveness Index of 137 countries and regions, down one place from last year's assessment, the organization said Wednesday. The nation saw its ranking drop for the second consecutive year. Although Japan's infrastructure, including ...

Improved innovation through gender equality

| Jan 17, 2017

Improved innovation through gender equality

Gender equality is one of the areas that the World Economic Forum strongly emphasizes as the organization, which has been publishing the annual Global Gender Gap Report since 2006, believes that half of the world's talent — women — should be better integrated into ...