Studies and Reports

Economics

And the Most Competitive Economy Is...

Schwab, Klaus; Sala i Martin, Xavier; World Economic Forum On the 10th anniversary of the global financial crisis, the WEF's ranking of global competitiveness has economies large and small battling for top marks. (Hint: the U.S., Switzerland and Singapore are all in the top three.) Read article
Finance

Tweaking the Search Fund Model for Optimal Results

Johnson, Rob; Simon, Jan How might entrepreneurs and investors better align their interests in search funds? This is a subject widely discussed among serial investors and searchers. Professors Rob Johnson and Jan Simon analyze a few possible changes to incentive structures that may better motivate entrepreneurs while still rewarding investors. Read article
Leadership and People Management

Who Is Employable in the New World of Work?

García-Lombardía, Pilar; Pin Arboledas, José Ramón Obsolescence looms over many established jobs, and the days of permanent contracts are numbered. In a transitioning work environment, it's essential to cultivate your employability and handle terminations well. Read article
Marketing

Low-Risk Strategies for Internationalization

Villanueva, Julián; de Toro, Juan Manuel; Soldado, Pilar Exporting Spanish brands is key for the country's economic development. And while France is currently the first stop abroad, the United States looks more attractive for the future. That is according to a study on how, when and why Spanish firms enter new markets. Read article
Finance

10 Ideas to Optimize the Public Procurement of Medicine

Mur, Javier; Escudero, Antonio; Ribera, Jaume Sustainable public healthcare requires innovative solutions that allow for fast and fair access to medicine. A report from IESE aims to guide healthcare professionals to choose the best model for each situation. Read article

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Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018 Schwab, Klaus; Sala i Martin, Xavier; World Economic Forum
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