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World Economic Forum

  • By: Geoffrey Allen Pigman
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Studies
  • Edited by: Helmut K. Anheier & Mark Juergensmeyer
  • Subject:Globalization, Social Policy (general), Cultural Geography

The World Economic Forum (WEF) occupies a unique niche among international institutions. Its annual meetings at Davos, Switzerland, are regarded as gatherings of the global power elite, and its research projects have an impact on both business and government policy. Although ...

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