Category Archives: IESE Reports

Ética e Inteligencia Artificial

Artificial intelligence (AI), and all applications and services based on this emerging technology, have received considerable attention from the scientific and business community in recent years. However, the development of this technology has also elicited a great deal of concern about the risks that the use of some of these applications may entail. This study …
Continue reading

Business Angels 2019 Report – Spain

If there are signs of a startup bubble, it’s not likely to burst in 2019, according to the investors surveyed in the 2019 report on business angels in Spain. The report offers a comprehensive look at the activity of Spain’s business angels and their relationships with startups in 2018, along with some projected trends for …
Continue reading

Sound At Last? Assessing a Decade of Financial Regulation

What has changed since the global financial crisis? What remains to be done? While there have been improvements in financial regulation and supervision over the past decade, there is still no framework for dealing with shadow banking and new digital competitors who remain outside the perimeter of regulation. What’s more, new regulations and high compliance …
Continue reading

Buenas Prácticas para la gestión de la igualdad, la diversidad y la mejora de la competitividad en la empresa

Do Spanish companies promote gender diversity and equal opportunities between men and women? A report by IESE’s Carmina Roca and Rafael Pich-Aguilera Women and Leadership Chair, based on a survey of the Spanish Association of Executives and Counselors, shows that there is still plenty of room for improvement. To access the full report, visit the IESE …
Continue reading

The Economic Impact of Bike Sharing in European Cities

In some European cities, it’s passé to own a bicycle. The preferred way of getting around town may still be on two wheels, but the bikes are likely to belong to a public bike-sharing system. Pioneers of the idea from the mid 1960s would be amazed. Although there had been various attempts to launch bike-sharing …
Continue reading

IESE Cities in Motion Index 2019

The IESE Cities in Motion Index (CIMI) is an index that aims to evaluate cities in relation to the nine dimensions that we consider key: human capital, social cohesion, the economy, governance, the environment, mobility and transportation, urban planning, international outreach, and technology. It is an index of cities that is objective, comprehensive, wide-ranging and …
Continue reading

El futuro del empleo y las competencias profesionales del futuro: la perspectiva de las empresas

Nearly three out of four Spanish companies have difficulty filling their job vacancies, a new survey of 53 major firms reveals. This study surveyed 53 large companies currently operating in Spain, which as of December 2017 employed nearly half a million people in Spain and nearly three million worldwide. Companies said they struggled with finding …
Continue reading

IESE Cities in Motion Index 2018

The fifth edition of the Cities in Motion Index (CIMI) evaluates cities’ level of development in relation to nine key areas or dimensions: Economy, Human Capital, Social Cohesion, Environment, Governance, Urban Planning, International Outreach, Technology, and Mobility and Transportation. The CIMI 2018 edition includes 165 cities, including 74 capitals, representing more than 80 countries. To …
Continue reading