Economics

243 items match your search criteria. Click here for tips on how to optimize your results.

Sorted by date

PAGE 1 of 25     Next page Go to page

Foreign Companies Reaffirm Their Confidence in Spain

Blázquez, María Luisa; Berrone, Pascual

 

For foreign investment, Spain remains a preferred destination. This is confirmed by the ninth annual Barometer of the Business Climate in Spain. The vast majority of foreign companies surveyed expect to maintain or increase their Spanish investments as well as their workforces, based on their favorable views of Spain's business climate.

Read article >

 

Four Tenets to Fix Capitalism & Unlock Your Business's PotentialPremium

Sisodia, Raj

 

Free-market capitalism is under fire -- yet it is still the best system for social cooperation and human progress. In this article, the author casts his vision of Conscious Capitalism, refuting those who say Wall Street will never buy it. Using real cases, he argues that building ethical, sustainable businesses is possible.

Read article >

 

Future-proofing Your Job From RobotsPremium

Pastor, Alfredo; Mercadal Dupree, Bartolomé

 

Will a robot take your job? Despite fears that automation may be putting millions of jobs at risk, research with Spanish executives identifies how companies can prepare themselves for technological change. This article helps separate science fiction from business reality, so executives can view the future with flexibility, not fear.

Read article >

 

Small Businesses Lose Ground in Spain

Weber, Eric; Ariño, Miguel Angel; Tort-Martorell, Pedro; Puigferrat, Ricard

 

According to a study of business trends in Spain from 2007 to 2014, small and medium-sized companies saw their revenues drop by a third while large corporations emerged from the crisis almost unscathed. Furthermore, the primary sector was the only area that didn't suffer job losses over this period. Despite signs of recovery, Spain's unemployment problem has yet to be resolved.

Read article >

 

Globalization in Uncertain Times: 10 Key Takeaways

Ghemawat, Pankaj; Altman, Steven

 

The 2016 U.S. election results show that backlash against globalization is real. But what are the facts about globalization and what are only fears? The DHL Global Connectedness Index 2016 gathers data to paint a clear picture of international flows. Find out which countries and cities are the most globally connected in the world -- and which are slipping in the rankings.

Read article >

 

Preventing Another Global Financial Crisis

Argandoña, Antonio

 

The greed and reckless actions of certain financial institutions were instrumental in provoking the 2007-08 global financial crisis. However, as IESE's Antonio Argandoña argues in a 2016 book, many public and private institutions, as well as society as a whole, must also shoulder some of the blame to prevent a recurrence. Argandoña offers a look at the ethical dimensions of the crisis.

Read article >

 

Shutting the Doors to Foreign Trade and Investment? At What Cost?

Schwab, Klaus; Sala i Martin, Xavier; World Economic Forum

 

The annual ranking is in: Switzerland, Singapore and the United States continue to reign as the world's most competitive countries. Meanwhile, The Global Competitiveness Report 2016-2017 warns of a broad, 10-year decline in openness to foreign trade and investment, even before the Brexit vote is taken into account. This trend could undermine productivity and prosperity going forward.

Read article >

 

Reconciling Competition and Regulation in Banking

Vives, Xavier

 

As the banking industry reels amid uncertainty -- threatened by fintech competitors, potentially heavy-handed regulators, Brexit and more -- a new book by Xavier Vives looks for ways to provide both stability and growth. In Competition and Stability in Banking, the author argues that the best path forward is carefully coordinated regulation and competition policy.

Read article >

 

Brexit Blues: Assessing the Fallout

Mas, Núria; Videla, Pedro

 

Is Brexit as bad as the markets' moves seem to suggest? Who will be most affected? What might the future relationship between the EU and the U.K. look like? Here we share two economists' views on what is happening and what happens next.

Read article >

 

Thoughts on Brexit

Barber, Tony; Pastor, Alfredo

 

Stay or go? Either way, June 23rd, 2016 marks the end of an era for Europe. Is business prepared for the possible fallout ahead? Here we share insightful excerpts from interviews with the Financial Times' Europe Editor, Tony Barber, and IESE's Professor of Economics, Alfredo Pastor. The two experts share their thinking ahead of the U.K.'s momentous referendum on whether or not to remain in the European Union.

Read article >

 

PAGE 1 of 25     Next page Go to page
BENEFITS OF REGISTRATION
  • Access to our business indicators
  • Receive IESE Insight newsletter and alerts
  • Read exclusive documents

View all benefits

Twitter   YouTube   Facebook
RSS   Newsletter   iTunes