The Human Capital Report is an insight tool published by the World Economic Forum’s Global Challenge Initiative on Employment, Skills and Human Capital, in collaboration with Mercer.
At the World Economic Forum
Employment, Skills and Human Capital Global Challenge Initiative
Senior Director, Head of the Gender Parity and Employment,
Skills and Human Capital Global Challenge Initiatives
A special thank you to Yasmina Bekhouche, Jessica Camus, Francisco Dos Santos Guerreiro, Kristin Keveloh, Valerie Peyre, Pearl Samandari and Paulina Padilla Ugarte.
Richard A. Guzzo,
Partner and Co-Leader,
Workforce Sciences Institute
seconded to the World Economic Forum (2014–2015)
Patricia A. Milligan, President,
North America Region
A special thank you to Haig Nalbantian, Co-leader, Workforce Sciences Institute, Charlotte Harding, Principal, Talent and Linda Chen, Senior Associate.
We gratefully acknowledge the advice and guidance received from several experts over the course of 2013–2014, both on the first edition of the Report and the development of the second edition. In particular we would like to thank Sir Michael Barber, Chief Education Adviser, Pearson; Professor David E. Bloom, Clarence James Gamble Professor of Economics and Demography, Harvard School of Public Health; 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).
Thank you to Michael Fisher for his superb editorial work and Neil Weinberg for his excellent graphic design and layout.
We are grateful to Kamal Kamaoui and the World Economic Forum’s Publications team for their invaluable collaboration on the production of this Report.
Online report: Design Resources Ltd