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Income Redistribution Does Not Boost Economic Growth

Former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi is famous for touting income redistribution, particularly SNAP (the food stamp program) and unemployment benefits, as an engine for economic growth. People who favor redistribution for other purposes often try to convince others to support them on the …

Climate Change And Energy Reserve Values: Real Numbers Tell The Story

The investigation against ExxonMobil for possibly defrauding shareholders by not divulging the financial risks from climate change, and particularly the threat to the value of their oil and gas reserves, no doubt cheered many environmentalists and climate change activists. What few realize is that …

Los países con mayor desigualdad de América Latina

La situación de desigualdad en la renta de la población de Latinoamérica es para echarse las manos a la cabeza. He aquí los datos.<p>Saber que <b>el 1% de</b> …

7 things you (probably) didn’t know about the Napoleonic Wars

Jem Duducu, author of The Napoleonic Wars in 100 Facts, reveals seven things you might not have known about the 25 years (or so) of conflict…<p>The …

El misterio de los ojos verdes, el color del 2% de la población mundial

Cloud Computing Leads LinkedIn's 25 Skills That Can Get You Hired in 2016

• Cloud and distributed computing was the most in-demand skill globally in 2015.<br>• LinkedIn predicts that demand for candidates with top skills including cloud computing will continue to accelerate in the early part of 2016.<p>Last month LinkedIn published an analysis of the 25 Skills That Could Get You …

United Arab Emirates

As Oil Markets Go Mad, Saudis Protect Oil Market Share By Spending Petrodollars In China

The battle to retain and even increase global oil market share is intensifying. Both Saudi Arabia and Russia, the world’s top two crude oil producers, continue to ramp up production amid an unprecedented supply glut and associated price collapse for crude that is rocking the world financial …

Cuáles son las diferencias entre sunitas y chiitas, el trasfondo del conflicto entre Arabia Saudita e Irán

Es la gran división del mundo musulmán: sunitas y chiitas, hoy en día particularmente <b>evidenciada por las actuales tensiones entre Arabia Saudita e Irán.</b><p>La ejecución el sábado de un clérigo chiita por parte de Arabia Saudita, donde gobiernan los sunitas, provocó la ira de Teherán y la quema de la …

¿Cómo suspender un contrato de alquiler?

Si cualquiera de las partes incumple con sus obligaciones, la otra parte podrá exigir el cumplimiento de la obligación o la resolución del …

La historia de Uber

Repasamos la historia de Uber a través de sus hitos intentando entender cómo pasó de la nada en París, hasta estar valorada en 50.000 millones de …

Mapa de la corrupción en el Mundo

Cada euro perdido en las redes de la corrupción es un euro robado a los contribuyentes que podría haber sido invertido en hospitales, escuelas o …

What startups can learn from the movie – “The Martian”

• The last scene of the movie has a memorable dialogue. As Mark Watney, was explaining to a class, after he got back from Mars – “Space is against you, …

Playing on Planes: In-Flight Entertainment Tips for Flying With Kids

<i>by guest blogger Andeep Singh, documentarian and television and Web video producer</i><p>I flew my first plane at age 6. Well, kind of.<p>It was on a transatlantic flight to London, England. The captain invited some others kids and me on the flight to visit the cockpit, and even let me (fake) fly the plane! …

Reinventing Performance Management

At Deloitte we’re redesigning our performance management system. This may not surprise you. Like many other companies, we realize that our current process for evaluating the work of our people—and then training them, promoting them, and paying them accordingly—is increasingly out of step with our …

El acertijo que no podrás resolver si piensas de manera egoísta

<b>Actualizado:</b> <i>ya puedes leer la solución al final.</i>Durante uno de tus viajes en una selva perdida de la mano de Dios, tú y tus dos mejores amigos tenéis …

Global Teams That Work

To succeed in the global economy today, more and more companies are relying on a geographically dispersed workforce. They build teams that offer the best functional expertise from around the world, combined with deep, local knowledge of the most promising markets. They draw on the benefits of …

Management

Volkswagen amenaza a Alemania

El escándalo de las emisiones ataca no solo a la mayor empresa alemana, sino que también supone un riesgo para todo el país, muy dependiente del …

For Successful Women In Business, It’s Always Personal

A Top 10 list that answers this question: What’s driving the women who are building tomorrow’s great companies?

How Visual Systems Make It Easier to Track Knowledge Work

Walk into any fitness center, health club, or gym in the country and you’ll see yourself. Or rather, reflections of yourself. It doesn’t matter whether the gym is one step up from a cave or a posh Park Avenue fitness emporium — you’ll see mirrors, and lots of them. The mirrors aren’t a …

The next startups on the target list of the lawyer who wants to bring down Uber

Workers from food delivery companies DoorDash, Caviar (owned by Square), and GrubHub sued their employers in California court this week, arguing they have been misclassified as independent contractors and should be employees. The Caviar case was filed in arbitration per the delivery driver's …

When the Customer Is Stressed

Fredrik Broden<p>Customers’ assessments of quality and value, decisions about what and where to buy, and recommendations to others are all influenced by emotions. But too often companies don’t adequately anticipate those emotions and therefore can’t mitigate negative ones in the design of their …

The Future and How to Survive It

We’d call it the opposite of a perfect storm: a set of external circumstances that together create an exceptionally favorable economic environment. The largest North American and European multinational corporations have been sailing through one for the past 30 years. In that time they have enjoyed …

Expats Make Some Destinations Rethink How They Define a Traveler

Expats, those who leave their own countries and move to others for new jobs, self-discovery, or even retirement, are a unique traveler demographic …

Retirement

Being a New Manager in a New Culture Is Twice as Hard

Becoming a manager for the first time is no easy task. One day you’re happily doing your own work and achieving your own goals, and then, suddenly, your work life does a 180: Instead of focusing on yourself, you have to focus your attention on others. You have to motivate others, build …

7 Reasons Smart Startups Establish 'Coopetition'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As a startup advisor, when I suggest cooperating with competitors, most entrepreneurs initially think I'm crazy or suggesting something illegal. But trust me, I’m not talking about anything sinister here, just a concept known in smart …

Startups

The 6 Types of Buyers for Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a reason it’s called exit <i>planning</i> -- the steps involved in determining how to ultimately leave the company you’ve built require careful thought, deliberate consideration, and plenty of time.<p>There are many directions you can take …

Selling

Cada país tiene sus ventajas competitivas. Islandia aspira a convertirse en un Hub mundial de datacenters

Cada país tiene sus ventajas competitivas y en Islandia, país que emerge de una dura crisis financiera, aspira a situarse, gracias a sus baratas …

Guía para entender el impacto mundial del frenazo chino

El frenazo del dragón asiático ha provocado un fuerte descenso de los precios de las materias primas y un desplome de sus importaciones. Los países …

¿Qué modelo productivo necesita el mundo?

Las últimas crisis económicas, y sobre todo la burbuja inmobiliaria, han puesto en claro que el modelo productivo actual ya no es sostenible en el …

Burger King proposes a sandwich even more epic than the McWhopper

The McWhopper saga has taken an unexpected and epic twist.<p>Burger King announced via Facebook and Tumblr that it would like to collaborate with any …