A Debate

It is – in its own right – an interesting question why and how some ‘books make a career’ – in this case referring to Mazzucato’s ‘The Entrepreneurial State’. I am always skeptical when hearing about such ‘bestsellers’ and actually really hesitant to read, let alone to buy them. Having been invited to take part in a … Continua a leggere

How to write a bestseller and get a Pulitzer Award?

I am not sure if I missed something, or if it was just a rumor about some things that went wrong around that time? What makes capital provision work so well in America is the security and regulation of our capital markets, where minority shareholders are protected. Lord knows, there are scams, excesses, and corruption in our … Continua a leggere

Shanghai Forum 

Under the title Growth and Development – Complement or Contradictions I looked at some challenges for a global agenda. This contribution had been part of the  China and Latin America round table, organised by the Centre for BRICS Studies, Fudan Development Institute in the framework of the Shanghai Forum 2016. The participation was also the … Continua a leggere

I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then

I can’t go back to yesterday because I was a different person then. And knowing that they come from the beautiful book ‘Alice in Wonderland’ we may feel tempted to recommend Lewis Carroll’s book as reading for Joseph Stiglitz. Sure, there is always some temptation to go to events like the one today at LUISS … Continua a leggere