World Economic Radar Friday Oct 4 2019

World Economic Radar  Friday Oct 4 2019

Grüezi mitenand! Welcome to the World Economic Forum’s weekly update.

Most shared


Beautiful women, righteous men. What 3.5 million books say about gender. 
⇒ Explore: Gender equality

Skeptical Americans. Opinions on climate change by country.
⇒ Explore: Climate action

In Focus: India


So innovative, even global protectionism may help. The next Silicon Valley could be Indian.

7% growth this year and next. How the private sector is driving India’s rise.

The $6 trillion opportunity. Understanding a booming consumer market.

120,000 tonnes of faecal sludge per day. A new sanitation conversation.

The biggest diaspora ever. What expat Indians mean for India and the world.


On the Agenda


Pity Canada and Switzerland. The economies that will suffer most from climate change.

Under attack in a techno-war.
How cities can fight back against cybercriminals.

Invisible women and impossible things.
The best science books of 2019.

On our radar

We need a simple global scoring system. Tax accountants lobby for sustainability.

An extra planet in our solar system? It may be a black hole.

100 million pigs dead already. African swine fever is spreading.

Grasping at any moment of joy you can get. Our post-happiness world.

No industry can escape. What’s coming next in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

The World Economic Forum in the news

Remarkable resilience amid a global slowdown. Coverage from the Forum’s India Economic Summit. (Financial Express)

Trading against the tide. The US Commerce Secretary speaks at the India Economic Summit. (The Hindu)

What Japan’s rugby team can teach us about leadership. By a Forum lead. (Forbes)

The Gender Gap in 6 Charts. Article based on the Global Gender Gap Report. (Harvard Business Review)

Banning plastic straws won’t save the ocean — here’s what will. By a Forum lead. (Business and Industry)

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