A prediction for globalization in 2018

We recently forecast that 2018 will be a bumper year for M&A and IPO deals, thanks to improved global demand, continued momentum in stock markets and an uptick in global trade. The big risks to this outlook include unpredictable US trade policy, problems in the US bond market and a dip in China's economic growth.

4 scenarios for the future of work

Will technology kill jobs and exacerbate inequality, or usher in a utopia of more meaningful work and healthier societies? While it is impossible to know what tomorrow holds, research by global professional services company PwC explores four possible futures – or “worlds” – driven by the “mega trends” of technological breakthroughs, rapid urbanization, ageing populations, shifting global economic power, resource scarcity and climate change.

Understanding about social forms such as Capitalism, Communism is very helpful for self-studying Economics. Politics and Economy has related each others. Economy decides Politics. Politics supports for Economy. Interdisciplinary thinking is a good skill for self-studying people. Good self-learning can link many subjects in lesson to have general view. Which bring excellent knowledge for learner.... Continue Reading →

Right understanding about Consumerism can help us have deep view about our society. Whether is it worth to be exchanged our spiritual values for the illusion of material value? The answer belong to you ! Recommended by Kimchi Luu  

Two Swedish economists foresaw the backlash against globalisation – Here’s how to mitigate it

Economists Eli Heckscher (1879-1952) and Bertil Ohlin (1899-1979) died more than three decades ago. But it’s fair to assume that neither would have been surprised by the underlying causes of Donald Trump’s election as president of the United States, or Brexit for that matter. Their Heckscher-Ohlin (H-O) model of international trade – developed at the Stockholm School of Economics in the 1930s – clearly... Continue Reading →

Behavioral Economics

Behavioral economics, along with the related sub-field behavioral finance, studies the effects of psychological, social, cognitive, and emotional factors on the economicdecisions of individuals and institutions and the consequences for market prices, returns, and resource allocation, although not always that narrowly, but also more generally, of the impact of different kinds of behavior, in different environments of varying experimental values. Risk tolerance is a crucial... Continue Reading →

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