An Initiative of the Risk Response Network
Editor: Lee Howell
World Economic Forum, January 2013
80 pp. 10.8 MB:
The report lists top global threats identified by a survey of over 1,000 experts. The global risk that respondents rated most likely to manifest over the next 10 years is severe income disparity, while the risk rated as having the highest impact if it were to manifest is major systemic financial failure. There are also two risks appearing in the top five of both impact and likelihood – chronic fiscal imbalances and water supply crisis.