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Global Pension Underfunding Will Grow To $400 Trillion Over Next 30 Years: World Economic Forum

``... turns out that politicians creating massive ponzi schemes to promise citizens that their government would take care of their financial needs in perpetuity, while never really bothering to explain the true costs of such programs, was probably a bad idea.''

Global Pension Underfunding Will Grow To $400 Trillion Over Next 30 Years: World Economic Forum

Earlier this week we highlighted "Six Terrifying Graphs That Summarize America's Public Pension Crisis" which ranked state, county and city-level public pensions in the United States by which are screwed the most. To summarize, the study concluded that public pensions in the U.S. Show More Summary

Microsoft partners with Cisco to connect Azure IoT Suite with Cisco Fog deployments

At the IoT World Forum in London, Microsoft and Cisco announced that they are working together to develop the hybrid IoT solutions that businesses need to ensure the scalable, economical and secure execution of their IoT services. As part of this partnership, Azure IoT Suite can now connect to and interoperate with Cisco Fog deployments. This […]

Europe isn’t the new Silicon Valley. It’s better

The World Economic Forum just published a fascinating article charting the growth of the European startup scene, contrasting it to the larger tech ecosystems of Silicon Valley and Asia. If you’re a European founder, you’ve got cause to be optimistic — funding is easier to get, there’s so much innovation happening here, and tech talent is everywhere. Show More Summary

At WEF, entrepreneurs seen as solution for Mideast troubles

Digital start-ups run by young Arab entrepreneurs took center stage Saturday at the World Economic Forum, where participants said private sector-driven growth is key to solving the Middle East's stark … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Negotiators optimistic on Trump Mideast bid

The Latest developments at the World Economic Forum in Jordan (all times local): 10:40 a.m. A pair of veteran Israeli and Palestinian negotiators, who endured repeated failures, expressed rare optimism … Click to Continue »

Natural carbon-capture destroyed by logging

World Economic Forum : "Forests have been removing carbon dioxide from the atmosphere and storing carbon for more than 300 million years. When we cut down or burn trees and disturb forest soils, we release that stored carbon to the atmosphere. Show More Summary

In Alice Temperley

Shilpa spoke at one of the sessions at the World Economic Forum in Delhi and at the event was seen keeping it simple in a wide-legged Alice By Temperley jumpsuit, her orange Birkin and nude scalloped sandals. Considering the event and how hot it is right now in the city, the outfit was a great […]

USA Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index 2017 Edition

Since I am heading to Canada, and have been speaking to people in NY, SF and Vancouver about USA Tourism, I thought this might be appropriate:     Source: World Economic Forum The post USA Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index 2017 Edition appeared first on The Big Picture.

Study Finds That Populist Leaders Generate 'Yuge' Equity Rallies Averaging 150% Over 3 Years

Back in mid-January Bridgewater's Ray Dalio, speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, offered up his first thoughts on the populist wave sweeping across the globe (we covered it here). And, once you've recovered from the laughing...Show More Summary

74% Indians Prefer Self-Driving Cars, Says IBM

In October 2016, we reported that a survey by World Economic Forum had revealed that as much as 85 percent of adult

Global foundation launches value-based healthcare pilots

(Reuters) - Key healthcare stakeholders, led by the World Economic Forum, plan pilot programs this year to show the value of a new model for healthcare that would track and pay for treatment based on how well it works rather than the volume of care.

The Vacation Nation You'll Want Tickets For

"Siestas before sangrias" is all we need to hear to get us to visit Spain, a perk noted by Travel + Leisure, but that's not the only reason it's at the top of the World Economic Forum's 2017 ranking of the best countries for tourism and travel. Every two years,...

"The Sense That the System Is Rigged Relates Directly to Governments’ Failure to Address Inequality and Concentration"

From a ProMarket interview with Anat Admati:... Q: The World Economic Forum has called for “reimagining” and “reforming” capitalism. To what extent is this need for reform the result of disruption brought by technological change, globalization, and immigration and...

Spain named the most tourist-friendly country in the world

Spain has been crowned the world’s most tourist-friendly country, followed by France and Germany, in a report by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum, which ranked 136 countries worldwide.

Brexit is set to damage Britain's tourism industry

LONDON — Britain has the second least competitive prices in the world for tourists, according to a new report from the World Economic Forum, and also scores poorly for ease of visa applications — something likely to be exacerbated by...Show More Summary

Report: U.S. loses ground as tourist destination

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The United States dropped two slots in the World Economic Forum's rankings of desirable tourist destinations – even before President Trump’s...        

Border tax could hurt U.S. more than Canada, says Morneau

Morneau cautions crowd at World Economic Forum event that tariffs would harm families on both sides of the border The post Border tax could hurt U.S. more than Canada, says Morneau appeared first on Macleans.ca.

How to train a remote workforce

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has declared remote work one of the biggest drivers of transformation in today’s workplace – and for good reason. The traditional 9am-5pm model of work, where learners carry out their tasks from a single office, is rapidly disappearing as more organisations hire remote workers.

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