Michael Ricardo Sobral Allen

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Government U-turn fails to quell Brazil protests

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/988000/988134_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534438956_645d2d9e1e5beb1fcabaedb373c02b57<p><b>Brazilian authorities have failed to halt nationwide protests, despite reversing the public-transport fare increases that sparked the unrest.</b><p>Crowds …

Brazil

Why CSR? The Benefits Of Corporate Social Responsibility Will Move You To Act

Recently, I connected with dozens of corporate executives of large and small companies in an effort to understand the benefits of corporate social responsibility (CSR) to the corporation.<p>The question, I learned, is harder to answer than you might expect, principally because most corporate …

Economists still aren’t talking about financial risk

The financial crisis left the economics profession soul-searching. The crisis surprised most everyone for its severity and the deep, prolonged recession it caused. Since then, traditional and inventive policy tools haven’t returned the economy and employment to capacity. It’s given economists a lot …

Economics

Global economy faces 'chronic' crisis if reforms are not completed, warns IMF

A growing trend towards excessive risk-taking and lack of action to repair broken bank balance sheets could trigger a “chronic” new phase in the financial crisis, the International Monetary Fund has warned.<p>The IMF said that while near-term risks had abated in response to loose central bank …

The 37 Percent Mystery: Where Did All the Workers Go?

The answer comes down to (in order of importance): demographics, college attendance, the Great Recession, and the decline of manufacturing<p>The share of adult Americans who have a job (or are looking for a job) has fallen to its lowest point since 1979, hovering around 63 percent.<p>That means 37 …

What Makes Employees Love Their CEO

"It's very hard to be a great CEO," says Paul Winum, senior partner and global practice leader at RHR International, the executive consulting firm. "Because the job is extremely difficult and complex there are various attributes and dimensions to being great."<p>While customers and shareholders are …

CEOs

Austrian bank CEO returns millions in pay

VIENNA (AP) — The head of Austria's Raiffeisen Bank has returned millions of euros of his pay from last year, saying the size of his remuneration goes against his and the bank's values.<p>Herbert Stepic reimbursed 2 million euros ($2.6 million) of the 4.9 million euros he received for 2012, saying his …

Banks should warn savers they're unprotected, MPs say

MPs say consumers should be told when they have amassed more savings than are protected by the compensation scheme.<p>Banks should be compelled to warn people when their savings breach the amount that would be protected if their provider went bust, a survey of MPs and consumers found today.<p>Some 81pc …

Chrysler rolls out 6 recalls over warning lights, fuel problems, and more

Chrysler may have just achieved a new record, but it isn’t one any manufacturer wants: 6 recalls in one day. The surprising number of recalls are …

Chief executives enjoy 'bonus boom' as economy struggles

Chief executives have enjoyed a “bonus boom” over the past year despite the UK’s sluggish economic performance, new figures suggest.<p>Total pay for chief executives rose by 15.8pc over the last 12 months – largely due to bonuses – to £215,879 on average, the analysis showed. Stripping out bonuses, …