What has happened to supply-chains?

What has happened to supply-chains?

By Stefano Riela As Covid-19 cases decline, capacity constraints and shortages should ease, spending on travel and entertainment should pick up, slowing demand for goods and taking some of the pressure off supply chains and delivery times. In recent months it has been...
Who controls the global economy in this COVID world?

Who controls the global economy in this COVID world?

By Nicolas Hérault Low interest rates and COVID-19 mean governments, not central banks, now control the world’s key economic levers.  The COVID-19 pandemic has delivered a huge shock to the global economy just as we are witnessing a major shift in who calls the shots...
How can we rebuild our economies fairly post-COVID?

How can we rebuild our economies fairly post-COVID?

By Ilan Noy Rich and poor don’t recover equally from epidemics. Rebuilding fairly will be a global challenge. Since the Indian Ocean tsunami of 2004, disaster recovery plans are almost always framed with aspirational plans to “build back better”. It’s a fine sentiment...
Should corporations have a public purpose? 🔊

Should corporations have a public purpose? 🔊

Should corporations put public purpose before profit? Once upon a time, corporations were required to have a public purpose, and once they fulfilled it, they were dissolved. How did we get to where we are today, and what does it mean for democracy? Maria Armoudian...