Employment: Mind the Gap?

Friday 23 January at 12:30 to 14:00

Address: SAMD, Guggerbachstrasse 2, CH - 7270 Davos Platz

Remuneration for top jobs continues to increase whereas mechanization and offshoring have eroded middle-wage jobs. Inequality in capital and income are on the rise and the trend shows no signs of abating. With 42 million people striving to join the workforce every year, is this trend reversible? 

  • What are the long-term concerns for youth in this tough market? 
  • What solutions could alleviate this trend in the short term? 
  • How can the labour market be re-organized? 
  • Is globalization driving inequality?