49th St. Gallen Symposium "Capital for Purpose": 8–10 May 2019



Quantifying the opinions of our future leaders.

Since 2010, we have been publishing a global survey, the Global Perspectives Barometer, empowering the voices of students and young professionals worldwide. It is a study on the opinions and thoughts of the next generation of leaders. The results of this study are published each year not only at our global forum but also through broad media coverage.

Global Perspectives Barometer 2018

The Global Perspectives Barometer 2018 reveals key insights into the minds of some of the world’s most promising young students, politicians, scientists, and entrepreneurs. 1'400 up-and-coming talents from 90 countries have shared their concerns, thoughts and opinions on the future of work. The global study shows, that young top talents see positive effects through new technologies. The complete results will debated in a special session at the 48th St. Gallen Symposium.

Barometer 2018 - Report 3.7 MB PDF
Barometer 2018 - Press Release 376 KB PDF
Barometer 2018 - Key Findings 203 KB JPG


Global Perspectives Barometer


Press Coverage "Global Perspectives Barometer 2018"

Title Publication Author
Leistungsträger von heute scheuen klassische Karrieren – aus guten Gründen Handelsblatt Lazar Backovic, Claudia Obmann, Christian Wermke