There was much talk of inequality at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos. It is ironic then that the host country Switzerland has the greatest percentage of residents in the top 1% of the world’s wealthiest. Over 13% of Swiss are in this group, the highest proportion in the world according to the Credit […]
Who is the man behind the World Economic Forum in Davos?
The World Economic Forum in Davos, which opens on 23 January 2018, has been running since 1971 but who started it? It is the brainchild of German-born Klaus Schwab. Schwab, born in Ravensburg Germany in 1938, trained as an engineer at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich, before training as an economist […]