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Adrian Monck
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The economic consequences of the coronavirus.
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How to make your child a faster learner: speak parentese.
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What global CEOs expect: poor growth and climate change opportunities.

India rising. Growth and poverty in the world’s fifth largest economy.

In 9 years, India has moved from 9th place to 5th place on the ranking of world economies. Image: World Economic Forum

Islands of contentment. Why some countries are satisfied with democracy.

How to bring the SDGs to life: read these seven books.

The new old age: two countries act to reap the longevity dividend.

Improving lives, maintaining communities. The rise and fall of social housing.

Why do planes stay in the air? No one knows.

‘You can’t pretend this is sustainable.’ Australia faces up to climate change.

The key to financial success: not intelligence, but personality.

Generational theft? A skeptical view of social programs for the elderly.

4IR opportunities and the energy transition. An interview with Forum President Børge Brende. (Arab News)

Are a trillion trees worth it? Discusses Forum initiative, quotes Forum lead. (Fast Company)

Last chance for the climate. References discussions at Davos. (Financial Times)

Nature-based solutions for climate change. Cites Global Risks Report. (CNBC)

Forum blockchain lead makes list of top 100 people in blockchain. (cointelegraph)

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