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The World in 2017

By The Economist

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


The World in 2017 app contains The Economist’s annual collection of detailed, numerate and opinionated predictions for the year ahead. The World in 2017 features leading figures from politics, business, finance, science, technology and the arts alongside prominent journalists from The Economist and other leading news publications.

Download the full app to read contributions by the leaders of Canada and Taiwan who identify their political ambitions for 2017; George Clooney, whose new NGO has a bold approach to ending conflict in South Sudan and beyond; a member of Pussy Riot, the Russian feminist protest group, who anticipates a return to revolution; and the CEO of YouTube, who predicts how the world will change its viewing habits in 2017.

The World In 2017 app for iPhone and iPad offers free access to a small selection of articles; within the app you can pay to read the full selection of the magazine’s articles and view related video content.

The World In 2017 looks ahead to a new American presidency, a Chinese Communist Party Congress, elections in France and Germany and the political and economic challenges of Brexit, and marks a number of poignant global anniversaries—500 years since Martin Luther published his 95 theses, 100 years since Lenin launched the Russian revolution and 10 years since Steve jobs unveiled the iPhone. In our 31st edition, we include a special section featuring forecasts from 14 globally-minded millennials, ranging from a Syrian refugee-turned-photographer, an iconoclastic Chilean reggaeton artist, one of ballet’s biggest emerging names and leading online voices for young Africans and Muslim American women.

Read articles on world news, finance, technology, politics and the arts from:
Sadiq Khan, mayor of London; Maria Alyokhina, member of Pussy Riot; George Clooney, actor; Justin Trudeau, prime minister of Canada; Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP; Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube; Jin Liqun, president, Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank; Hiroshi Mikitani, CEO of Rakuten; Tsai Ing-wen, president of Taiwan; Yvonne Chaka Chaka, singer; Yuri Milner, entrepreneur and physicist; and Ray Dalio, Founder of Bridgewater Associates.

What's New in Version 5.3.1

- A fix for an audio playback issue some readers may have encountered.


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Customer Reviews


Due to my job ( i am a CFO ) i need to be updated about all politics and economy changes around the world, is very important to be ready to anticipate all possible changes in order to find better opportunities or minimize risks.

Is perfect to have the magazines on line so i can read each article within my spaces of time.

Good content; poor delivery

Prior years this app was included with sub...does the $8 really make a difference? The difference for me is it's a a big NEGATIVE

As always the content is good if not great but why do you need to put it in this cludgy App. For someone who LISTENS to every weekly edition of the economist in your App why not deliver it that way for subscribers. The Audio delivery / menus and access is terrible and gets in the way of consuming the content. Would also like to see 1.5x speed but that would be fixed if delivered via normal app.

Great as ever!

Great app with great content. Those who whine about not having access to it without paying should know that a subscription has never covered The World in. You used to be able it only in hard copy for almost double the price of this app.

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  • Category: News
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  • Version: 5.3.1
  • Size: 14.7 MB
  • Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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