World Economic Forum 2009

Davos from the World Economic Forum Flickr channel

The great and the perhaps not so good are gathering in Davos for the World Economic Forum 2009, with more attention than ever focussed on their deliberations given the current global financial crisis.

News from Davos

Live video streams are available from their website, or summary videos are available at the World Economic Forum YouTube channel.

Similarly there are photos like the one above at the World Economic Forum Flickr photostream.

Key quotes from the Forum are also available on the World Economic Forum Twitter feed with links to further information.

For coverage from elsewhere

OECD thoughts on Tackling the financial and economic crisis with videos and statistics.

The BBC News website includes a Special Report on the World Economic Forum 2009.

The Financial Times is offering in depth coverage of Davos 2009.

In related economics news

Newsnight offered an intriguing report last night on Globalisation in Retreat arguing that national economic stimulus plans may lead to a return of protectionism.

Vox – the policy portal from the CEPR – has launched the Global Crisis Debate to allow economists from around the world to share their analysis, views, and perspectives.

There’s more on how Intute can help those studying the Global Financial Crisis via a guest port on the IBSS Blog.

Intute: Social Sciences features more Internet resources on the World Economic Forum.