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Klaus Schwab

Klaus Schwab

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Klaus Schwab, Founder and Executive Chairman of the World Economic Forum, is co-author of The Great Narrative: For a Better Future (Forum Publishing, 2022).

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  1. Envisioning Governance 4.0
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    Envisioning Governance 4.0

    Jan 17, 2022 Klaus Schwab argues that tackling today’s global challenges will require a transformation of institutions and leadership.

  2. An Interview with Klaus Schwab
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    An Interview with Klaus Schwab

    Feb 9, 2021 Klaus Schwab praises New Zealand’s Living Standards Framework, suggests how companies can help address inequality, and offers reasons for hope that stakeholder capitalism is gaining ground.

  3. A New “Year Zero”
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    A New “Year Zero”

    Jan 12, 2021 Klaus Schwab identifies three broad trends that could set the stage for a global renewal of historic proportions.

  4. Post-COVID Capitalism
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    Post-COVID Capitalism

    Oct 12, 2020 Klaus Schwab thinks that now is the time to start reassessing sacred cows and disposing of defunct ideologies.

  5. Time for a Great Reset
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    Time for a Great Reset

    Jun 3, 2020 Klaus Schwab views the COVID-19 crisis as an opportunity to build healthier, more equitable, and more sustainable systems.

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    Putin’s Brezhnev Moment

    Aryeh Neier draws parallels between the regime’s ongoing crackdown on civil society and late Soviet repression.
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    Utopia or Bust

    J. Bradford DeLong considers our options for both expanding and effectively slicing the proverbial economic pie.
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    Germany’s Reckoning

    Helmut K. Anheier

    Germany is now grappling with a host of difficult questions about its place in the world, the nature of its politics, and its most cherished values. For a pacifist society in a new age of conflict and war, everything must change if things are to remain the same.

    traces the contours of the country's debate, triggered by the Ukraine war, about its strategic future.
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    Preempting a Generative AI Monopoly

    Diane Coyle urges policymakers to take steps to counter the anti-competitive implications of a rapidly emerging market.
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    Japan’s Strategic Imperative

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. sees the country doubling down on its best option for ensuring national security and regional stability.
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    China’s Savings Conundrum

    Zhang Jun explains why – and how – the country must stimulate household consumption to achieve a robust recovery.
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    The Flight of the Inflation Hawks

    Though the US Federal Reserve’s first interest-rate hike of 2023 is smaller than those that preceded it, policymakers have signaled that more increases are on the way, despite slowing price growth. But there is good reason to doubt the utility – and fear the consequences – of continued rate hikes, on both sides of the Atlantic.

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    How to Transform African Agriculture

    Safia Boly & Omid Kassiri identify four principles that could help governments across the continent boost food security.
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    Making Ukrainian Victory Possible

    Josep Borrell explains why continued military support and other forms of assistance remain critical.

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