DW's senior business correspondent Ben Fajzullin conveys his latest impressions from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. He summarizes the most important issues debated on the second day of the event.
A detailed study of competitiveness in the global economy ranks the US top of the 140 countries included. The report suggests that few governments have begun to plan for the impact of the fourth industrial revolution.
As the UN General Assembly gathers, New York is also hosting another meeting, organized by the WEF — the Sustainable Development Impact Summit. The gathering showcases how entrepreneurs can act sustainably.
One reason for rising nationalist and protectionist sentiments in advanced economies is that millions of jobs there are threatened. What can be done about this is a hotly debated topic in Davos, says DW's Andreas Becker.
The share of women participating in the World Economic Forum in Davos has never been bigger, and numerous topics are scheduled to address the situation of women. Does this come on the back of the #MeToo debate?
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