Geographies in Depth

A 10,000 room hotel, India's economy, why the universe is real and other top stories

Women dressed in traditional attire pose after taking part in rehearsals for Garba, a folk dance, ahead of Navratri, a festival when devotees worship the Hindu goddess Durga, in Ahmedabad, India, September 25, 2016. REUTERS/Amit Dave     TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY      - S1BEUDHASCAB

Image: REUTERS/Amit Dave

Adrian Monck
Managing Director, World Economic Forum Geneva
Our Impact
What's the World Economic Forum doing to accelerate action on Geographies in Depth?
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how India is affecting economies, industries and global issues
A hand holding a looking glass by a lake
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale
Stay up to date:


Yes to the IoT, no to cryptocurrencies. What’s China’s digital strategy?

Multitasking reduces your productivity 40%. Here’s how to fight back.

Government bitcoins? The future of central bank digital currencies.

Aim for “flexicurity”. How countries and workers can win in the future of work.

A 10,000 room hotel. Your next holiday destination might be Saudi Arabia.

BRICS, a relationship with no traditional logic. Here’s how it still can matter.

Image: BRICS Summit 2015

Missing women and a new common market. Key facts on India’s economy.

It’s about culture. Why India’s consumers are the world’s most sustainable.

Better than Bollywood? Indie films that show India as it really is.

Automation + 12 million new workers a year. The Fourth Industrial Revolution in India.

The world’s top ICT exporter and most dynamic city. Where India leads.

When is a referendum a plebiscite? The pros and cons of popular votes. (NYR Daily)

Don’t blame the Internet for political polarisation. It’s been growing since the 1970s. (VOX)

How religion made some countries rich. Theological divisions delivered economic strength. (the forum)

Did physicists just prove that the universe is not a computer simulation? Not so fast. (Scott Aaronson)

If the universe is real, what is it? The answer could be a bubble. And one of many. (Aeon)

Don't miss any update on this topic

Create a free account and access your personalized content collection with our latest publications and analyses.

Sign up for free

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:
Geographies in DepthFourth Industrial RevolutionIndustries in Depth
World Economic Forum logo
Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe today

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

China has an electric vehicle advantage but can it maintain its edge?

Shiv Shivaraman

June 17, 2024

About Us



Partners & Members

  • Join Us

Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2024 World Economic Forum