The WEF and the Pandemic

“The Davos World Economic Forum (WEF) is a premier forum for governments, global corporations and international entrepreneurs. Founded in 1971 by engineer and economist Klaus Schwab, the WEF describes its mission as “shaping global, regional and industry agendas” and “improving the state of the world”. According to its website, ‘moral and intellectual integrity is at the heart of everything it does.’ The WEF has been involved in the coronavirus pandemic in several ways.”

Click below for the summary of the roles the WEF has played in the COVID crisis.

The WEF and the Pandemic – Swiss Policy Research (

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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.

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