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High unemployment levels, particularly among the young, are one of the concerns behind this year’s theme of ‘inclusive growth’ at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
High unemployment levels, particularly among the young, are one of the concerns behind this year’s theme of ‘inclusive growth’ at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
(RUBEN SPRICH/REUTERS)

Davos elite sees clearing skies – just don’t mention the ‘R’ word

Spare a thought for the business and financial elite as they slide along the icy byways of the World Economic Forum in Davos. Life is undeniably picking up for them and it would be nice to say so. But the economic recovery has its winners and losers, and it looks bad to be a beneficiary at a conference whose overarching theme is “inclusive growth.”