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12.07.2017

Book Review: 50 inventions that shaped the modern economy

The world of economy is shaped by many different choices made by human beings. It is also shaped by objects which, sometimes, one would not think of. The book by Tim Harford, Fifty Inventions that Shape the Modern Economy, published by Little, Brown, is entertaining and sometimes surprising.

 
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19.05.2017

Book Review: Adaptive Markets by Andrew Lo

 
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30.03.2017

Book Review: Creative Destruction. How to Start an Economic Renaissance

 
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22.02.2017

Book Review: Solomon's Knot

Solomon’s Knot is a double tie. For Robert D. Cooter and Hans-Bernard Schaefer, authors of the book by the same name and published by Princeton University Press, the knot is the one between law and economical growth in the developing countries. According to them, only laws can create the right environment for these nations to prosper: an example would be obliging parties to respect contracts, while in many countries opening a new business is always a matter of long time and complex procedures. In Venezuela, according to the data reported by the authors, 141 days and 16 procedures are needed, versus the 5 days and 1 procedure in Canada.

 
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    Ein neues Gespenst geht um in Europa und der Welt – das Gespenst der Digitalisierung, der Automati

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    ICDA will return this year to its alpine home for the 38th Bürgenstock Meeting.

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    The objective of the Conference is to bring together all the diverse stakeholdersinterested in a pol

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