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Ignore economists at your peril - The case of the Internet economy

Forget about equations and forecasts. Powerful economic concepts have given rise to companies and transformed industries. Ignore economists at your peril. 

As business leaders seek to stay ahead of the curve, they should ensure that somewhere in their range of view are the ideas of economists. 212 more words

A Closer Look

The success of family companies turns much of modern business teaching on its head

Date: 18-04-2015
Source: The Economist
Subject: Management theory: Survival of the fittest

THE MODERN THEORY of the firm is the theory of the public company: 1,525 more words

Management

The power of families: Dynasties

Date: 16-04-2015
Source: The Economist

The enduring power of families in business and politics should trouble believers in meritocracy

“AS A democracy the United States ought presumably to be able to dispense with dynastic families,” wrote Arthur Schlesinger junior, one of America’s best-known historians, in 1947. 1,755 more words

Business / Economy

Should monetary policy take into account risks to financial stability?

Blogger Bernanke does not think so. He says financial regulation is the best way to manage financial stability, even if it is limited in scope. 466 more words

Economics - Macro, Micro Etc

Bring Back Our Girls : Nigeria, what is really going on there?

http://edition.cnn.com/videos/tv/2015/04/13/pkg-busari-boko-haram-bring-back-girls-year-later.cnn/video/playlists/trending-video/

  • Who set-up Boko Haram? How are they related to ISIS?
  • Why is Nigeria’s president Jonathan so visible on the Economist 2015 cover?
  • Why isnot there more outrage amongst African leaders when this happens?
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