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Lessons from Davos 2016

The World Economic Forum opened this year with warnings of a lacklustre global economic picture. The focus was on China and fears that slowing growth there will drag down the rest of the world. But are those fears exaggerated?

Also in this programme, we take a look at the Fourth Industrial Revolution, which was the main theme of the forum this year. Are robots going to take over our jobs?

Plus, the French government went on a charm offensive in Davos. But are big businesses buying its message of economic reform?

By Stephen CARROLL , Markus KARLSSON , Farah BOUCHERAK , Agnès LE COSSEC

Our guests

Adam POSEN

President of the Peterson Institute for International Economics

Maja PANTIC

Professor of Affective and Behavioral Computing, Imperial College of London

Maurice LEVY

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