Posts tagged "economics"

June 11 2014
Tags: economics

Yet another example of a historic profession -- with all its attendant ceremony, apprenticeship and apparent barriers to entry -- failing to adapt and probably in danger of being rapidly superseded.

Do we still need the 'knowledge' when we've got Google Maps and Siri?

taxi strike

January 05 2011

assuming you can believe an economic projection 40 (count em) years into the future....

HSBC admits that its economic projections are based on a "rather rosy scenario". Yet one thing seems clear. As superpowers of world food output, the US and Canada are sitting pretty

January 15 2010

Henry Mintzberg:

This may sound extreme. But when you look at the way the compensation game is playedand the assumptions that are made by those who want to reform ityou can come to no other conclusion. The system simply can't be fixed. Executive bonusesespecially in the form of stock and option grantsrepresent the most prominent form of legal corruption that has been undermining our large corporations and bringing down the global economy. Get rid of them and we will all be better off for it.