Crunching the numbers on 14 years of trading shows one of the assumptions about global markets is looking fragile.
China's bid for an infrastructure blitz to drive overland trade through to Europe will end up being overshadowed.
The countries doing innovative deals with trading partners have one key difference with a post-Brexit UK.
Major nations make labour rights a key part of trade deals. But what happens next?
The need to connect African markets to aid development will once again be discussed at the World Economic Forum. The debate needs to move beyond the usual rhetoric.
We get angry about pay disparities, but the complex nature of executive salaries makes it hard to know where to start.
The soaring cost of housing has helped make capital ownership more profitable than work.
Redressing the balance can start from the bottom up.
Wealth inequality is no 21st-century phenomenon. But it was decisively shaped by public policy during the last 100 years as economies emerged from war and redesigned the structures for life.
The trillions of dollars spent on infrastructure demands democratic transparency and accountability. This applies to both the investment and to the effects on cities, societies and the environment.
New technologies are developing with exponential velocity, breadth and depth. Their systemic impact is likely to be profound.
Bangladesh is a global poster child when it comes to improving women’s status in the developing and the Muslim worlds. But a recent amendment to the country's marriage law threatens its progress.
We're living in a time of rapid transformation in terms of what's required for a country's workforce. Design thinking is one way to prepare graduates for these changing times.
Oxfam is right to highlight disparities in wealth.
The talk at the World Economic Forum was about technology killing white and blue collar jobs. What's to come will be decidedly old-fashioned. Our labour movements should be too.
A future of trade wars and isolationism will not solve the grand challenges which are dragging down fragile economies.
Leaders in Davos are being asked to consider how global cooperation could be reinvigorated. They could do worse than start with UN reforms.
Xi Jinping is the first Chinese leader to attend the World Economic Forum and used his speech to denounce protectionism. But China's trade liberalisation has stalled recently.
The defining characteristics of our species will make us and our labour relevant in a new era.
Expectations are high that China will take the reins of global leadership at Davos, but don't expect Xi Jinping to upset the apple cart.