Automation and the labour force
With stagnant wage growth plaguing the developed world, how can both the government and private sector help? Sir Christopher Pissarides, Nobel Prize winner in economics and LSE professor, offers suggestions for alleviating the plight of those impacted most.
Using Blockchain to fight climate change
Which technology headlines will dominate 2018? Radian Blockchain Ventures founder Jennifer Zhu-Scott discusses how blockchain can be used to tackle climate change and childhood mortality in Africa.
Trump arrives in Davos
The final day of Davos will feature a highly anticipated keynote address from President Donald Trump. He is expected to make the case that an America First platform is good for the global economy.
UN's Kituyi: 'US protectionism is a temporary phenomenon'
So much of Davos has been set up as a showdown between free trade and protectionism. UN Secretary General for the Conference on Trade and Development Dr. Mukhisa Kituyi, says the US preference for bilateral trade agreements is a short-term trend and discusses a recent decline in Foreign Direct Investment.
WEF: big data and cyber security
Modi ‘Who ever controls data will control the world.’ WEF Financial & Monetary System Initiatives Head Matthew Blake discusses key topics such as financial inclusions and innovations.
Tech talk roundup from Davos
Technology has been a major component of Davos discussions. This update breaks down some of the highlights, from Modi on tech changes to cybersecurity.
What is a Davos Young Global Leader?
WEF Young Global Leader Rohit Chopra, a Lazard portfolio manager focused on emerging markets, shares his Davos experience as a member of the elite group.
Dollar falls to 3 year low
The USD fell to a three-year low against the basket of other currencies. This update looks at Steven Mnuchin’s comments and Christine Lagarde’s currency war warning
Davos: the FinTech headlines
A.I. has captured the zeitgeist of Davos and financial services is no exception. Jesse McWaters, Financial Innovation Lead, WEF, discusses the challenges of artificial intelligence and how it will redesign the financial industry.
World Cup: Investment goal or red card?
What is the financial proposition of hosting a World Cup? Sergey Cheryomin would know. He is the Moscow City Minister in charge of procuring foreign investment in Russia's World Cup this summer. He shares the value-add of hosting the event and the industries that will benefit at Russia House during Davos.
Behind the scenes with Mercer at Davos
Why does Mercer attend Davos, and how do they convey the conversations to their constituents? Global CMO Jeanniey Mullen shares her thoughts on the value add of Davos.
Financial security and retirement: Mercer’s view
Do we need to retire the word retirement? Society’s rapidly ageing, how is this changing the way we think about finances? Mercer Global Leader for Individual Wealth Renee McGowan discusses the latest research and why an aging population must drive conversations around financial security.