If you think delivery trucks contribute to road congestion now ... just wait

Jan 15, 2020
The World Economic Forum says there could be 36% more delivery vehicles on the roads over the next decade.
A FedEx delivery truck in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in August 2019.
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Let's talk about Trump's speech in Davos

Jan 26, 2018
Plus: A rising GDP but a "weak" dollar?
President Donald Trump looks on after delivering his speech to the World Economic Forum annual meeting today in Davos, Switzerland.
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President Donald Trump’s Davos trip sparks interest

Jan 23, 2018
The president will attend the annual World Economic Forum in Switzerland this week. His appearance is a rarity. He’ll become the only sitting U.S. president to go there in almost two decades and will deliver the closing speech at this…

5 things you need to know about the World Economic Forum

Jan 19, 2018
MIT economics professor John Van Reenen discusses the 2018 meeting in Davos.
The scene at the opening of the 2014 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
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Davos opens as worries over free trade’s future mount

Jan 16, 2017
Business and political  leaders descend on the Swiss Alpine resort of Davos this week for the latest annual World Economic Forum. They do so against a backdrop of rising populism, and opposition to some of things that Davos has promoted,…

World Economic Forum looks to tech for African growth

May 11, 2016
Experts gather in Rwanda's capital to discuss how tech can spur Africa's economy.
Digital tech is spurring development in sub-Saharan Africa, but there could also be some drawbacks.
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The true biography of 'Davos Man'

Jan 21, 2015
Both epithet and symbol, "Davos Man" personifies global elite at economic forum.

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Resurgent U.S. economy to star at global summit

Jan 19, 2015
Is U.S. "the single engine" driving world economy or winning a "least ugly contest"?

A bright new day at the World Economic Forum

Jan 22, 2014
The World Economic Forum, the winter gathering of the powerful, kicks off today in the Alpine town of Davos, Switzerland.

The Davos World Economic Forum: A lot of 'hot air'?

Jan 21, 2014
The World Economic Forum opens tomorrow in Davos, Switzerland. The big-name event draws reverent commentary-- and "a lot of bloviating"