When the United Nations General Assembly met in September to elect the next UN chief, the political and economic world had just witnessed one of its greatest economic achievements.
But what is the true significance of the 2017 World Economic Forum?
Is it the next stage of globalisation?
Or will it be another example of the power of populism to drive governments to enact economic reforms?
In this series of articles, The Sport Book aims to understand how the International Economic Forum will shape global economic and political trends.
First, we will look at the economic, political and social agenda for the summit.
Then, we’ll explore the global economic agenda for 2017.
Finally, we look at how the international financial markets will react to the agenda.