Sir Christopher Pissarides is Professor of Economics at the London School of Economics and Professor of European Studies at the University of Cyprus. At the presentation of the 2015 Global Economy Prize, we asked for his thoughts on the GES 2015 motto “Values to Guide Economies”.
Jeffrey Immelt is Chairman & CEO of General Electric GE. As head of a multinational enterprise, he encounters different values of economies throughout the world. A major aspect of the future of the industry is the digital development. It will significantly influence the way we work. Watch his interview from the 2015 Global Economy Prize.
Economic growth in the past decades has been accompanied by increasing inequality in incomes and opportunities. Dennis Görlich, Managing Director of the Global Economic Symposium, discusses the idea of socially inclusive growth to overcome these inequalities and their related challenges.
Prof. Dr. Matthias Lücke is a Senior Researcher and Member of the Management Board at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy. His blog post deals with new concepts on how to deal with the stream of migrants moving towards Europe.
The more people live on earth, the more food is needed. This fact is undeniable, but hard to put into reality. Dr. Ruth Delzeit from Kiel Institute for the World Economy reviews a documentation on the question how to feed 10 billion people. She points out the challenges and solutions presented in the film.
Human behavior is not easy to predict? Or is it? There is a dilemma when it comes to forecast human actions in everyday life or in the economy. The concept of nudging represents an approach to solve this dilemma as Simon Bartke, Researcher at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, describes it in his blog post.