Topic : Values

  • A Filipino trader rubs his eyes as a downside trend is shown on the screen of the Philippine … Forum Article

    Does regret lead to bad investment decisions?

    The leading normative theory in economics – expected utility theory – postulates… more

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    How to stop foreign TV eroding local culture

    The idea that television can transform culture has been prominent in the political… more

  • People walk towards a train station in Tokyo Forum Article

    Why patience pays

    In economics, patience is measured as the ‘rate of time preference’, which… more

  • Pedestrians on a street of Tokyo’s Ginza shopping district are reflected Forum Article

    How culture holds women back economically

    Until recently, there has been very little analysis of women’s role in the economy. Two centuries ago… more

  • Sarah Banerji of Lincoln harvests tomatoes on an urban farm plot in the Dorchester neighborhood of Boston Forum Article

    We can end hunger in this lifetime

    As World Food Day focuses attention on global hunger, we find ourselves at a crossroads of opportunity and… more

  • High-rise residential towers under construction are pictured behind an old residential building in central Mumbai Forum Article

    Why inequality matters – and how to tackle it

    A 700-page treatise on economics translated from French is not exactly a light summer read—even for someone… more

  • A man holds up his son for a photo in front of a cherry tree in full blossom in Central Park in New York Forum Article

    Why happiness may make you worse off

    Recent interest in the psychology and economics of happiness has had pronounced… more

  • Baby Leonard plays with his brother and parents in living-room in Ismaning Forum Article

    The economic incentives for pushy parenting

    Since time immemorial, parents have struggled with the question of how best to… more

  • A visitor places her hands on a tangible earth, a digital globe, at an exhibition pavillion in Rusutsu town, northern Japan Forum Article

    What does it mean to be a global citizen?

    For many professionals, global citizenship – the idea of embracing an international perspective and… more

  • An office clerk piled up application forms for a benefit programme known as “Hartz IV” in Essen. Forum Article

    Four ways to avoid being overloaded at work

    Whether you work at a large multinational, a midsize company, a university or a nonprofit, at some point… more

  • Yan and Qiu of down processing and manufacturing company Snowbird AG throw feathers after IPO in Frankfurt Forum Article

    Why busts hurt more than booms help

    How do macroeconomic fluctuations affect individual welfare? Nobel laureate… more

  • Catalunya’s separatist supporters wave “Esteladas” supporting Scotland’s independence during FC Barcelona’s Champions League soccer match against Apoel Nicosia in Barcelona Forum Article

    What does Scotland mean for other independence bids?

    Scotland’s Yes camp shed its tears, bade farewell to its leader and shelved the issue of sovereignty… more

  • Performers dressed in futuristic costumes demonstrate Toyota Motor’s single passenger vehicle … Forum Article

    What will life be like in 2064?

    That an octopus called Paul had a better success rate than Goldman Sachs when predicting World Cup… more

  • Brazil team members clasp hands before their women’s preliminary round basketball game against Jamaica at the Pan American Games in Guadalajara Forum Article

    How to collaborate in the age of the internet

    Creativity is a collaborative process. As brilliant as the many inventors of the internet and computer… more

  • A stockbroker looks at stock index numbers at a brokerage firm in Mumbai Forum Article

    Why grit matters in the workplace

    It’s not smarts or talent or luck that separates the risers from the fallers – it’s grit. My… more

  • Students from Warsaw School of Economics attend a presentation at the Warsaw Stock Exchange Forum Article

    15 tips on presenting to a board

    One of the questions I most frequently get asked when people hear I sit on company boards isn’t about… more

  • Physicist Duerig looks at a prototype of an IBM NanoFrazor 3D nano printing tool at a laboratory in Rueschlikon Forum Article

    Should research always have clear objectives?

    The biblical story of Saul finding his kingdom by chance while searching for his father’s lost donkeys… more

  • A businessman walks in Tokyo’s business district Forum Article

    Why central bankers are today’s philosophers

    At the recent meeting of G-20 finance ministers in Australia, US Treasury Secretary Jack Lew noted “phil… more