• Lessons from the “Einstein of Management”
    Peter Drucker, photo by Jeff McNeill (Wikimedia Commons)
    Lessons from the “Einstein of Management”

    How Peter F. Drucker revolutionized the making of leaders.

  • Staying Cool at the Penalty Kick
    Staying Cool at the Penalty Kick

    … and other useful insights from the world of soccer.

  • The 9 Megatrends That Will Boost Your Organization’s Legs
    Some see an iceberg here, others see an inverted underwater mountain range.
    The 9 Megatrends That Will Boost Your Organization’s Legs

    One way or another.

  • The Revival of Keynesianism?
    The Revival of Keynesianism?

    Is the state coming back strong and big with COVID-19? A reading list.

  • Why Big Plans Fail
    Why Big Plans Fail

    And how you can do better than Kodak, Kohl and Communism.

  • A Year in Interviews: Part I
    A Year in Interviews: Part I

    getAbstract was honored to speak to a number of renowned authors and thought leaders this year. Here are some of the insights we gleaned from a year in author interviews.

  • “In Times of Confusion, It’s Crucial That the Message Gets Through.”
    Abhijit V. Banerjee & Esther Duflo / Photo by Bryce Vickmark/MIT/UPI/laif
    “In Times of Confusion, It’s Crucial That the Message Gets Through.”

    Nobel Laureates Esther Duflo and Abhijit V. Banerjee on the surprisingly commonsensical nature of economics, and how COVID-19 will affect the global fight against poverty and the quality of economic policy.

  • “Our Level of Knowledge About China Is Not Sufficient”
    “Our Level of Knowledge About China Is Not Sufficient”

    China is systematically trying to expand its influence in the world. China expert Mareike Ohlberg – co-author of Hidden Hand – Exposing How the Chinese Communist Party Is Reshaping the World – speaks of infiltration.…

  • “Do Not Pass Go and Do Not Collect $200!”
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    “Do Not Pass Go and Do Not Collect $200!”

    What you can learn about economic policy from the book that inspired the most successful board game ever.

  • What Is a ‘Racial Wealth Gap’?
    What Is a ‘Racial Wealth Gap’?

    Or: Why do Black Americans have far less wealth, higher unemployment and lower rates of homeownership than white Americans do?