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Vikas Shah interviews Daniel Kahneman

November 28, 2013 Comments (0)

This interview is reproduced with the kind permission of Professor Vikas Shah - Founder of Thought Strategy, as originally published on www.thoughteconomics.com. Professor Shah is a Visiting Professor of Entrepreneurship at University of Lisbon Catolica/Nova with MIT Sloan. Visit Thought Economics to read Vikas's interviews with individuals who have shaped the 21st century.

We need to rethink economics
It’s curious how we treat the market as a phenomenon that exists outside...

Guest Post: - Vikas Shah Interviews the Chief Executive of Big Society Capital

May 2, 2012 Comments (0)

A Guest Post By Vikas Shah www.thoughtstrategy.co.uk
Find Vikas on Twitter @MrVikas
Impact Investments are a maturing asset class. These are investments that go beyond financial return to deliver a measurable positive social or environmental impacts for the beneficiaries they affect. JP Morgan estimate that over the next decade, this asset class will constitute an investment opportunity of between US$400 billion and US$1 trillion, generating profits of between US$183 billion and US$ 667...

Strategic Hedge Fund Planning

March 20, 2012 Comments (0)

By Attorney Hannah M. Terhune, JD, LLM (Taxation)
2012 © Email: hterhune@capitalmanagementservicesgroup.com   Telephone:  (307) 213-4732
Creating a hedge fund to protect and manage your assets or the assets of others for a fee is a practical way to earn a living. Successful hedge funds continue to attract the wealthy, the working not-so-wealthy, businesses, and pension funds looking for better investment options.  Despite recent law changes,...

The return of schools of thought in macroeconomics

February 24, 2012 Comments (0)

Simon Wren-Lewis 24 February 2012 Just five years ago, macroeconomists talked about a new synthesis, bringing together Keynesian and Classical ideas in a unified, microfounded theoretical framework. Following the Great Recession, it appears that mainstream macroeconomics has once again split into schools of thought. This column explains why macroeconomics, unlike microeconomics, periodically fragments in this way.
In the 1970s and 1980s, macroeconomics was all about ‘schools of...

24 hours in Dubai: A conversation with SunGard

December 5, 2011 Comments (0)

Buy to the roar of cannons; sell to the sound of trumpets – Lord Nathan Rothschild, 1810 This is the poignant Wall Street adage that Abdulhadi Shahadah, CIO for HSBC Saudi Arabia, used when summarising his presentation during a SunGard Dubai City Day event on 23 November. But the pessimism for the next year is palpable. Most market participants in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) of Arab States have the same story – things are slow, likely will be slow next year, expect...