Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Slovenia has the highest social mobility in emerging Europe

While globalisation and the Fourth Industrial Revolution have benefited the world greatly, it has a number of far-reaching consequences that include exacerbating inequalities across societies, with inequality rising even in some countries where economic growth is rapid. This lack of fair opportunities is limiting social mobility in both emerging Europe and around the globe. According to the first Social Mobility Report published by the World Economic Forum (WEF) at its annual meeting at Davos, there are “only a handful of nations with the right conditions” to foster social mobility. Furthermore, most countries underperform in four areas: fair wages, social protection, working conditions and lifelong learning. Read More