New Speaker Announcement: Monica Parker Organisational Change & Business Transformation Expert has signed exclusively with us.

Monica Parker is a wonderfully energetic and humorous speaker with expertise in; Organisational Change, Business transformation, A.I and The Future of work. “I have always been interested in human behaviour, my background as a homicide investigator in the U.S. gave me an analytical mind and a broad understanding of behavioural psychology.” Some of the best ideas are hatched from the …

ECONOMIC OPTIMISM, DARK POLITICS – Our Political Economist Philippe Legrain has written a comprehensive global macroeconomic overview

ECONOMIC OPTIMISM, DARK POLITICS The Oracle Partnership – The Agenda Setting Foresight Philippe Legrain – April 2018 Since the crisis, advanced economies have been stuck in a so-called “new normal” of sluggish growth. But the global economy is now finally firing on all cylinders again (with the notable exception of Brexiting Britain). So is this a potentially short-lived cyclical spurt, …

How Artificial Intelligence Will Change the Travel Industry – Mark Van Rijmenam

Since I have a passion for travelling as well as the hospitality industry (having a bachelor in hospitality management), and I believe in the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI), for this week’s article I decided to look into what happens when you combine the two. As it seems, Artificial Intelligence is set to be a game-changer for the travel industry. …

Feature on Mark Esposito and Jonathan Haskel in The Sunday Business Post both are speaking at the Ibec Business Leaders Conference – 27th March Dublin

This presents a unique opportunity to hear these brilliant global speakers share their visionary insights on how the future of business will unfold and the rise of the intangible economy. Mark Esposito teaches Business, Government & Society & Economic Strategy and Competitiveness for Harvard University’s Division of Continuing Education and serves as Institutes Council Co-Leader, at the Microeconomics of Competitiveness program …

Congratulations to Diane Coyle on her new position as Bennett Professor of Public Policy at the University of Cambridge

To celebrate, we are featuring her recent interview with openDemocracy which poses the question: Is Britain’s economic model broken? Professor Diane Coyle speaks to openDemocracy about industrial strategy, universal basic infrastructure, moving beyond GDP, and how to build an economy that works for the 21st century. Is Britain's economic model broken? Interview with Professor Diane Coyle Is Britain's economic model …

Guarding maritime chokepoints against worldwide disruption – John Sitilides – for the Washington Times

John Sitilides – Tuesday, February 6, 2018 – Washington Times ANALYSIS/OPINION: Returning to Washington recently after consecutive keynote presentations at several major investor events, before hundreds of highly-educated and well-informed finance executives, I was struck by their focus on the turbulent shifts in geopolitical relations on a global scale of recent decades. In 1988, the U.S. and the Soviet Union were …

Wall Street Journal Review: Envisioning ‘Capitalism Without Capital’ In today’s postindustrial world, our thinking about capital—how it should be measured, how it acts in the economy—is badly out of date. George Melloan reviews ‘Capitalism Without Capital’ by Jonathan Haskel and Stian Westlake.

Photo: Chris J. Ratcliffe/Bloomberg By George Melloan for the WSJ – Jan. 28, 2018 4:35 p.m. ET Why is an airliner like a song? Both can be capital assets, according to Jonathan Haskel and Stian Westlake. An airliner is tangible capital, a song intangible. The two British authors argue that the growing importance of intangible capital requires us to change the …