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Economics

4 Years of Growth for Foreign Companies in Spain

Berrone, Pascual; Blázquez, María Luisa Spain remains a highly attractive destination for foreign investment. The annual Barometer of the Business Climate in Spain breaks down the latest statistics and shows that economic recovery is coupled with increased investment levels in the country. Read article
Corporate Governance

Women Gain Ground on the Boards of Directors of Both Family and Non-family Businesses in Spain

Tàpies, Josep; Marchal, Marc In a little more than a decade, women have gained considerable ground on the boards of directors of listed Spanish companies. So how does this progress compare for family and non-family businesses? A recent trend may surprise you. Read article
Leadership and People Management

Career Prospects in Spain Continue to Improve in 2017

Visintin, Stefano; Elvira, Marta The labor market in Spain is increasingly dynamic and a measure of this "labor dynamism" recorded an all-time high in the third quarter of 2017. Notably, one in four employees had a change in their work status not involving the creation or elimination of jobs. Read article
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

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