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Global competitiveness report: special edition 2020

The deep economic recession triggered by COVID-19 continues to have profound economic and social consequences. This report aims to support the recovery strategies of policy-makers, calling for a holistic approach, encompassing several policy areas and establishing synergies across different reform objectives.
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COVID-19 risks outlook: a preliminary mapping and its implications

This report taps into the views of nearly 350 senior risk professionals who participated in the COVID-19 Risks Perception Survey. They were asked to take a view on 31 risks across three dimensions: most likely for the world, most concerning for the world and most...
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The global gender gap report 2017

This report benchmarks 144 countries on their progress towards gender parity across four thematic dimensions: economic participation and opportunity, educational attainment, health and survival, and political empowerment. This year’s edition also analyses the dynamics of gender gaps across industry talent pools and occupations.
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The global gender gap report 2016

This annual report measures the degree of gender disparities in 144 countries, using the Global Gender Gap Index. Since 2015, 68 countries (out of 142 measured in both years) have increased their overall gender gap score, while 74 have seen it decrease. The report concludes...
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The future of jobs: employment, skills, and workforce strategies for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is interacting with other socio-economic and demographic factors to create a perfect storm of business model change in all industries, resulting in major disruptions to labour markets. New categories of jobs will emerge, partly or wholly displacing others. The skill sets...