Economic Progress

Davos 1973 to Davos 2020: How the world economy has changed

Taking a closer look: The economy has been transformed since this Davos participant was photographed in 1973

John Letzing

Digital Editor, Strategic Intelligence, World Economic Forum

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Global economy: Rise of B corporations
Ethical companies are on the rise Image: Data courtesy of B Lab Inc
Global economy: US Dow Jones share index in 1970
US Dow Jones share index in 1970 Image: Data courtesy of S&P Dow Jones Indices
US Dow Jones share index in 2019
US Dow Jones share index in 2019 Image: Data courtesy of S&P Dow Jones Indices
Global economy: Rise of Chinese companies
China's corporate sway has increased rapidly Image: Data courtesy of PwC
Global economy: valuation of companies in 'rest of world'
The corporate sector in emerging markets has also increased markedly Image: Data courtesy of PwC
Global economy trends: Singapore's population
Singapore's population in 1970 Image: Data courtesy of Migration Policy Institute
Global economy trends: Singapore's population
Singapore's population in 2010 Image: Data courtesy of Migration Policy Institute
Global economy trends: Argentina
Argentina is one of many countries experiencing an increase in inequality Image: Data courtesy of OECD
Global economy trends: Inequality in the UK
Rich countries like Great Britain have experiences broader economy... Image: Data courtesy of OECD
Global economy trends: Inequality in the US
The world's biggest economy is struggling with inequality Image: Data courtesy of OECD
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