On World Economy

On World Economy

Much is discussed today about the state of global economy and its trajectory. The near-catastrophic events of the 2007-2009 period triggered (but not caused) by the US credit card crunch and subprime mortgage crush have not faded away and almost all the countries in...
Nassim Taleb?s NY Resolutions

Nassim Taleb?s NY Resolutions

Nassim Nicholas Taleb is a Lebanese-American essayist, scholar, statistician, and risk analyst whose work focuses on problems of risk, randomness, probability, and uncertainty. He has written a few widely discussed books including The Black Swan and Anti-fragile....
Value of Higher Education

Value of Higher Education

There is an interesting trend in our views on higher education. Ken Robinson, a famous author of Out of Our Minds: Learning to Be Creative and The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything, has shown to us, quite convincingly, that our education systems are...
The Next 100 Years

The Next 100 Years

In 2009 George Friedman, Stratfor?s Founder and Chief Intelligence Officer, published a fascinating book entitled ?The Next 100 Years? in which he attempted to lay down his forecasts regarding the world affairs. He presented quite controversial views regarding the...
Strategy and Technology

Strategy and Technology

Dr Jan Tarski: How would business strategy be affected by recent technological advances? If finding a good supplier is a question of putting up on your company?s web-site product requirements (describing what you actually want to purchase), entertain bods and then...
What would happen to dollar?

What would happen to dollar?

Prof. Thomas Appleby What would happen to dollar? Dumping the gold standard and creating the dollar one resulted in the world financial system becoming dependent on the US? currency. This move was great for the United State, but it was also more than convenient for...