The Global Human Capital Index is an insight tool published annually by the World Economic Forum’s System Initiative on Shaping the Future of Education, Gender and Work. The 2017 edition of the Report features a range of unique contextual data through a research collaboration with LinkedIn.
At the World Economic Forum
Richard Samans, Head of the Centre for the Global Agenda, Member of the Managing Board
Saadia Zahidi, Head, Education, Gender and Work System Initiative; Member of the Executive Committee
Till Alexander Leopold, Project Lead, Education, Gender and Work System Initiative
Vesselina Ratcheva, Data Lead, Education, Gender and Work System Initiative
A special thank you to our colleagues in the Education, Gender and Work System Initiative, including Piyamit Bing Chomprasob, Sofia Michalopoulou, Paulina Padilla Ugarte, Valerie Peyre, Theodore Roos, Pearl Samandari and Susan Wilkinson.
A special thank you to Michael Fisher for his excellent copyediting work, Neil Weinberg for his superb graphic design and layout, and to Kamal Kamaoui and the World Economic Forum’s Publications team for their invaluable collaboration on the production of this Report. We greatly appreciate, too, the outstanding work of design firms Accurat, which created the Report’s Country Profiles and online Data Explorer, and Graphéine, which created the cover.
We gratefully acknowledge the outstanding support of LinkedIn’s research team, including Guy Berger, Paul Ko, Sarah Rastkar, Erik Knoll, and Jacqueline Barrett. We also thank Nadiya Stasyshyn and Sue Duke for their institutional engagement and coordination.
Finally, we appreciate the continued advice and guidance received on the initial development of the Report by the Forum’s expert network and, in particular, by Professor Ricardo Hausmann, Director, Center for International Development, Harvard Kennedy School of Government; and Professor Wolfgang Lutz, Founding Director, Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital (IIASA, VID/ÖAW, WU).
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