• #gettogether: How to Manage Complexity in a Post-Truth World
    #gettogether: How to Manage Complexity in a Post-Truth World

    Brand expert Sean Pillot de Chenecey discusses ethical issues of dishonest politics, data privacy, election interference, surveillance, authenticity in branding and the related implications of emerging technologies.

  • Employers Offering Permanent Remote Work Options Nearly Double Since Pandemic Start
    Employers Offering Permanent Remote Work Options Nearly Double Since Pandemic Start

    Employers changing remote work policies increase to 38%, according to our survey.

  • “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.

  • Photo by Noémi Macavei-Katócz on Unsplash
    Photo by Noémi Macavei-Katócz on Unsplash
    Updating Skills: Is There a Generation Gap?

    Yes, there is. A new survey by getAbstract reveals the different learning approaches of Generation Zers, Millennials and Baby Boomers.

  • Photo by Louis Velazquez on Unsplash
    Photo by Louis Velazquez on Unsplash
    Congress’ Attempt to Curtail Presidential War Making Powers

    The Founding Fathers, 9/11 and a sixty-word blank check.

  • Photo by Omid Armin on Unsplash
    Photo by Omid Armin on Unsplash
    The Current Iran Crisis Has Been Long in the Making

    And it will remain a hot issue in the foreseeable future. Here is why and what might happen next. 

  • Photo by Martin Sanchez on Unsplash
    Photo by Martin Sanchez on Unsplash
    Books of the Year 2019

    Invisible women, 25 pairs of shoes, and the long-awaited end of unnecessary meetings – here are this year’s reading recommendations from different departments at getAbstract.

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    ROBERT CAPLIN/NYT/Redux/laif
    IN THE MEDIA: Paul Volcker and the End of Inflation as Our Parents Knew It

    Paul Volcker passed away on Sunday. How did he, as one of the most influential economists of the last decades, shape the economic history of the USA and the world?

  • The Davos Manifesto 2020
    Photo by Evangeline Shaw on Unsplash
    The Davos Manifesto 2020

    Ushering in a New Era of Stakeholder Capitalism

  • Photo by Kirill Sharkovski on Unsplash
    Photo by Kirill Sharkovski on Unsplash
    IN THE MEDIA: China Cables

    The “China Cables”, a series of so far secret government documents on the political guidelines for the mass detention of Muslim minorities in northwestern China, has been made accessible to the public. Photo: Kirill Sharkovski…