Economy & Finance

Reflections on the economy and finance in France and internationally.

Photo : There are no jobs on a dead planet 

There are no jobs on a dead planet 

This quote highlights the opening keynote on Sustainable Hyper-Performance with Human Artificial Intelligence by EM Normandie professor Agnis Stibe at the Technology for Sustainable Future event in Madrid, Spain. The event was aimed at bringing clarity to how essential it is for people and organizations to realize the importance of sustainable thinking for our future […]

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Photo : Circular economy and business opportunities in the global value chains

Circular economy and business opportunities in the global value chains

The ongoing ecological challenges of climate change, resource scarcity, biological diversity, and environmental pollution urge the global business to fulfil their commitment to the triple bottom line of sustainable development, namely, economic prosperity, environmental integrity, and social equity for the benefit of current and future generations. In practice, the paradigm of circular economy, that is, […]

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Photo : Webinar: changing paradigms of global supply chains

Webinar: changing paradigms of global supply chains

Last two years of pandemic triggered significant structural changes, irrespective of the industry and geographies. There are specific patterns emerging in the various facets of supply chains including procurement, manufacturing, and logistics. The proposed seminar will provide an overview on those latest developments and their business impact. If you want to learn more about this […]

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Photo : Global connectivity and local clustering of “Made-in-China” Aircraft

Global connectivity and local clustering of “Made-in-China” Aircraft

Characterized by world-leading economic growth, rising middle class with increasing income, increasing market openness to FDI, and strong policy support from the government, China fuels global investors with large market volume and fast-growing potential in the aerospace sector.  As the world’s second-largest civil aviation market, China maintains long-term above-average growth in the aerospace industry. According […]

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Photo : Mobile channel as a strategic distribution channel in times of crisis: a self-determination theory perspective

Mobile channel as a strategic distribution channel in times of crisis: a self-determination theory perspective

The Covid-19 pandemic has profoundly disrupted the worldwide economy, particularly the restaurant sector. To face these challenges, the multi- and omni-channel approaches have been embraced by several firms, especially with the integration of mobile channels and social media. However, no research is conducted to investigate how this integration can be successful in times of crisis, […]

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Photo : Acceptance of digital investment solutions: The case of robo advisory in Germany

Acceptance of digital investment solutions: The case of robo advisory in Germany

The financial services landscape is undergoing substantial change due to technological innovation and digitalization. The market entry of FinTechs (i.e. technology-based start-ups) intensifies competition in the financial industry: Banks struggle with innovation due to their legacy systems and the mindset of the organization where digitalization is not the top priority on the list. FinTechs on […]

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Photo : The Fintech industry: Crowdfunding in context

The Fintech industry: Crowdfunding in context

This chapter presents how the financial services sector, especially banking, was a driver for ICT development in the last quarter of the twentieth century and early years of this century. But several phenomena happened on technological, social, and financial fronts in the second half of the last decade that led banks to ‘get their eyes […]

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