GTFS: Global Trends and Future Scenarios Index

Shifting Gear: Policy Challenges for the next 50 Years


What are the forces shaping the global economic outlook for the next half century? How will the economic landscape change? How should policies adjust to cope with this change? This study identifies the following main challenges for the next 50 years:

  • Sustaining growth while addressing rising inequality
  • Stepping up international cooperation in an increasingly multipolar world
  • Addressing emerging policy trade-offs