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Big Little Questions to Rethink Poverty: On the contribution of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer
Economy & Finance

Big Little Questions to Rethink Poverty: On the contribution of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer

by Estefania Santacreu-Vasut

Dr. Estefania Santacreu-Vasut discusses the methodological revolution in economics and the recent Nobel prize of Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo, and Michael Kremer.

Sense and Suspense: A Nineteenth-century English-literature Perspective to the Modern Firm
Economy & Finance

Sense and Suspense: A Nineteenth-century English-literature Perspective to the Modern Firm

by Gorkem Celik

Would a modern firm be closer to a Jane Austen's novel than to a firm with a standard business model ?

TOP RESEARCH Entrepreneurship
Economy & Finance

Entrepreneurship

by Editor ESSEC Knowledge

Entrepreneurship seems to be the trending topic and we constantly hear in the medias about success stories of famous people such as Mark Zuckerberg, Jeff Bezos or Bill Gates, among many others. But do we really know what is an entrepreneur? It seems that opinions on the subject are as many as the reasons that make an entrepreneur successful. The word "entrepreneurship" comes from the French verb "entreprendre" which means "to undertake". Therefore, we have to study further those key actors of the economy.

Value-Added Statements: A Powerful Communication Tool
Economy & Finance

Value-Added Statements: A Powerful Communication Tool

by Adrián Zicari

Explanations by accounting professor Adrián Zicari on value-added statement, and its assets for a firm and its stakeholders.

HOW SMART IS SMART BETA INVESTING?
Economy & Finance

HOW SMART IS SMART BETA INVESTING?

by Sofia Ramos

Listen to this new podcast in which professor Sofia Ramos explains what smart beta investing is all about.

ADAPTING TO THE NEW RISK LANDSCAPE: IS CYBER INSURABLE?
Economy & Finance

ADAPTING TO THE NEW RISK LANDSCAPE: IS CYBER INSURABLE?

by Marie Kratz

At the question “are cyber risks insurable”, Dr. Michael Dacorogna replied: “Is that really the question? Isn’t the real question “How are insurers going to insure it?”

GIVE ME MORE! COLLATERAL VERSUS SCREENING IN LENDING RELATIONSHIPS
Economy & Finance

GIVE ME MORE! COLLATERAL VERSUS SCREENING IN LENDING RELATIONSHIPS

by Artashes Karapetyan

How do banks adjust when faced with a sudden rise in capital requirements?

Organized Crime Infiltrations in Legal Markets: What Implications for Entrepreneurship?
Economy & Finance

Organized Crime Infiltrations in Legal Markets: What Implications for Entrepreneurship?

by Elisa Operti

Organized crime plays a prominent role in a variety of illicit markets, but what role does it play in legal markets?

Sense and Suspense: A Nineteenth-century English-literature Perspective to the Modern Firm
Economy & Finance

Sense and Suspense: A Nineteenth-century English-literature Perspective to the Modern Firm

by Gorkem Celik

Is the modern firm more similar to the story plot in a Jane Austen novel than it is to the firm in the standard economic model?

Competitive Compensation and Subjective Well-being: the Effect of Culture and Gender
Economy & Finance

Competitive Compensation and Subjective Well-being: the Effect of Culture and Gender

by Radu Vranceanu

How do subjects in two different countries, Korea and France, react to tournament incentives and winning.

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