Tag: economic development

Complexity, Economic Development

Looking at economic development through Helmuth von Moltke’s military glasses

21st century is the time of increased complexity and thus uncertainty. But that doesn’t mean that things weren’t complex and uncertain before. I have found an example of how the German army used to cope with the uncertainty which I would like to share: for others to read it and for me not to forget …

Economic Development

Where does economic growth really comes from and what can B&H do about it

I’ve been listening to Pitchfork Economics podcast Where does economic growth really come from? and it’s great. Here‘s a link. This concrete podcast is part of a greater series that I still have to explore, but this episode alone has a few very useful insights and great guests: W. Brian Arthur and César A. Hidalgo. …

Economic Development

Will it be better if we solve the problems of this country?

I’m not sure the majority of things we identify as problems of this country are relevant to the citizens. I’m also not sure that these are actually problems. And if they are, let’s not miss to ask a question I often hear from a friend: To who is this a problem? There’s one more question …

Economic Development

Science fiction and Economic development

Science fiction is my favorite genre, regardless if it’s books, movies or TV shows. I enjoy reading about Isaac Asimov‘s worlds and galactic empires, and I usually don’t breathe while watching movies like Inception and Arrival, or TV shows like Dark and famous Star Trek. Who wouldn’t be interested in topics like space traveling and discovering new populated planets …