Despite signs of economic recovery, populist movements against globalization present a watershed moment in 2017. Business leaders should plan for volatility and Industry 4.0 disruption, using gamification to develop talent, and rethinking what it means to win. IESE professors Nuria Mas, Mireia Las Heras, Marc Sachon, Pankaj Ghemawat and John Almandoz weigh in.
It finally happened. The European Central Bank announced withdrawal of 500-euro ($564) banknote. What is the real impact of this decision?
The European Central Bank (ECB) announced yesterday a cut of the interest rates to a historical 0.00% – among other measures. What impact could these decisions have on the European economy?
The United States has lifted its ban on oil exports for the first time in 40 years. What is going on?
The Chinese Stock Exchange has been making headlines around the world as we head into 2016. Pedro Nueno, IESE Professor of Entrepreneurship and President of the China Europe International Business School (CEIBS), shares his thoughts on what’s causing the turbulence; and on what the outlook for China’s economy might be.
The recently negotiated TPP (Trans-Pacific Partnership) has drawn a new map for global trade relations. This has multiple ramifications for Europe, which is working on signing another huge agreement with the United States: the TTIP (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership). A while back, I wrote about the significance of the TPP and how it could […]
Núria Mas, profesor of Economics, Analyzes the situation in the world’s second largest economy.
Germany and its chancellor, Angela Merkel, are going through some serious tribulations, such as: the mass arrival of immigrants from the Middle East; the ordeal with Volkswagen just as it was about to surpass Toyota to become the world’s leading car manufacturer; the major impact of the slowdown in China’s economic growth on its industrial […]
The agreement signed by the United States and Japan, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), which includes ten other countries, will represent 40% of the world’s trade volume. Given its scope, this agreement is a definite win for President Obama and Prime Minister Abe. With this agreement, numerous measures will be adopted to foster trade between the […]
In the previous post we analyzed the consequences of the massive wave of immigrants who have come to Europe in recent weeks, mainly fleeing the civil war in Syria. Europe has a moral duty to accept them and Germany is leading the process despite the differences that exist between the various member states. But there […]