Posts Tagged ‘WEF’

Universities vital for dynamic economies

Posted: August 23, 2016 at 2:58 pm, Last Updated: August 23, 2016 at 3:59 pm

With Kirk Heffelmire As we’ve argued before (see here and here), there is a strong correlation between the concentration of top-ranked universities in a country and that country’s competitiveness. Countries with more of the world’s best universities are more competitive, meaning they are more likely to be economically successful in the future. As new data on […]

Only honorable business leaders can stop corruption

Posted: December 4, 2012 at 10:28 am

The World Economic Forum’s blog this week is dedicated to combating corruption.  In my contribution I argue that only by changing the dominant value system of managers we will be able to curb the damaging effects of corruption: Corruption will not be eradicated through legislation and prosecution alone. It will take a deep change in […]