Have we reached the limits to growth? Where you sit is where you stand!
“Anyone who believes exponential growth can go on forever, is either a madman or an economist.” (Kenneth Bouldin, economist) At university, the first graph we were shown in the economics class was plotting GDP growth in time, throughout the history of humanity. It turns out growth is actually a relatively […]
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Entrepreneurship is the future of youth unemployment
Can anything shake Europe’s vacation-emptied, heat-stupefied capital on a hot July day? Perhaps a sandwich protest can! Unpaid and low-paid interns and trainees working in Brussels this year decided to stage an unusual protest against unfair internship conditions, long hours and no pay, and the questionable educational value of their […]
How bad governance unites both ends of the Mediterranean
South of Ciudad Real in Central Spain lies a brand new airport with one of the longest runways in Europe, state of the art facilities and a capacity of 10 million passengers a year. Its only problem is that it is closed. The airport ceased operations in April 2012, less […]