Worsening Wealth Gap Seen as Biggest Risk Facing the World in 2014
Taking a 10-year outlook, the report assesses 31 risks that are global in nature and have the potential to cause significant negative impact across entire countries and industries if they take place. In this year's report, the chronic gap between the incomes of the richest and poorest citizens was named as the most likely risk to cause an impact on a global scale in the next decade. Other risks of significant concern include extreme weather events, unemployment and fiscal crises.
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