Deeper reforms expected at Chinese Communist Party plenary session

BEIJING, Nov. 7 (UPI) -- Deeper economic reforms and opening up that President Xi Jinping has been promising will be the focus at the upcoming key meeting of China's top leadership.

Economic forum in Switzerland begins

DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- The founder of the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, said world leaders should include banks in the global economic recovery process.

What does company need on its 70th b-day?

MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Folks may want to check their mail to see if they're among the international luminaries invited to the 70th birthday bash for Minnesota's Carlson Cos.

Denmark tops in technology readiness

GENEVA, Switzerland, March 30 (UPI) -- A European report gave Denmark the top ranking for its use of information and communication technology.

Econ ranking sets Nordic countries at top

WASHINGTON, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Nordic countries dominate this year's list of the world's most competitive countries, according to the latest Global Competitiveness report, released Wednesday
DAR HADDIX, UPI Business Correspondent

Armenia's head to visit France's Chirac

YEREVAN, Armenia, April 24 (UPI) -- The president of Armenia was to travel Sunday to France for a meeting with French president Jacques Chirac, the Itar-Tass news agency reported Saturday.

World Economic Forum to meet in NYC

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 (UPI) -- The World Economic Forum, one of the largest gatherings of heads of states, key corporate figures, media honchos and leading academics, kicks off this Thursday in New York City for the first time, after a long history in Davos, Switzerland.
T.K. MALOY, UPI Deputy Business Editor
Klaus Schwab

Klaus Martin Schwab (born March 30, 1938) is a German economist, best known as the founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum. His wife and former secretary, Hilde, co-founded the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship with him. He was born in 1938 in Ravensburg, Germany.

In 1971, Schwab founded the World Economic Forum as a not-for-profit foundation committed to improving the state of the world, later building it into today's global partnership of business, political, and intellectual leaders.

In 1998, Schwab and his wife founded the Schwab Foundation for Social Entrepreneurship, a non-profit organization based in Geneva, Switzerland.

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