World Economic Forum

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Poverty data never tells the whole story

As global leaders gather at the World Economic Forum to discuss some of the world’s most pressing issues, including inequality and poverty, many will share data to illustrate a phenomenon. However, countries that focus on creating prosperity and not just merely eradicating poverty react differently to data on poverty. Alleviating poverty is not the same

Can Business Help Heal the World?

As world leaders prepare to descend on Davos, Switzerland for the 48th World Economic Forum Annual Meeting, the mood music is undeniably fractious. Divisions loom large in socio-political discourse, and strategic fissures have emerged across multiple international fronts. Delegates in Davos are being encouraged to confront the challenges head-on under this year’s ambitious theme, “Creating

Income Inequality, Robots and a Path to a Fairer Society – Knowledge@Wharton

Earlier this year, Oxfam reported that the world’s eight richest people control roughly the same amount of wealth as the bottom half of the world’s population. Around the same time, the World Economic Forum identified income inequality as the most challenging problem the world faces today. It is an issue that has been discussed for