International Society for Business and Economic Ethics (ISBEE) celebrated its 6th world conference in Shanghai July 13 – 16. And I had the honor and pleasure to participate in the proceedings. Although it touched on a variety of topics, at the center lay the ethical and social dimensions of innovation. In this post I have […]
PODCAST | The Panama Papers Huge Scandal
The Panama Papers are nothing new, but some aspects like the volume of the data and amount of VIPs involved make this case of tax evasion different.
The Anchors of Happiness
A few days ago Arthur Brooks, President of the American Enterprise Institute, came to IESE to give a seminar on Capitalism and Happiness. I’d like to expand on some of his ideas about happiness, which can also be found in this article from the New York Times and in this video: As Brooks explained, drawing […]
The True Source of Inequality: Values
The article, “Corporatism, not capitalism is to blame for inequality,” by Edmund Phelps, the 2006 Nobel in Economics, appeared in the July 24, 2014 Financial Times. For Phelps, the term corporatism refers to the values of an egalitarian, progressive society that at the same time encumbers innovation. He discussed his views on corporatism in an […]