The case for the sharing economy

The sharing economy is not only a different way of presenting services such as Uber or Airbnb, but actually a wide range of companies that operate on the basis of shared resources to maximise their utility. Innovations in this area, however, require rethinking  the State’s current authorisation system to give more flexibility to companies, employees […]

Why the Freedom Dividend won’t work, as explained by Andrew Yang himself

Democratic 2020 candidate Andrew Yang is running on a platform that includes the creation of a universal basic income (UBI) of $1,000 per month for every American citizen. The reason this proposal would end in an accumulation of demands through public pressure is best explained by Yang himself. The likeable candidate I’ll make a glaring […]

Contrôle des loyers: le mythe qui ne veut pas mourir

La croissance économique du Grand-Duché a eu un effet direct sur le prix des logements. Les augmentations considérables des dernières décennies ont amené les décideurs politiques à introduire des mesures différentes pour remédier à l’augmentation des loyers. Depuis 1955, le Luxembourg pratique un contrôle des loyers, qui limite l’augmentation à cinq pour cent de l’ensemble […]

Einen Fall für den Markt

Dieser Artikel wurde für die luxemburgische Tageszeitung “Lëtzebuerger Journal” geschrieben, und wurde in der Rubrik “Reportage” veröffentlicht. Text in veränderter Form im Print) Seit 14 Jahren betreibt die Familie Clees ihre Stände auf Marktplätzen in Luxemburg. Der Hof, den sie 1993 von ihren Eltern übernommen hat, wurde zunächst konventionell von Sylvie Clees geführt, bevor sie […]

Doing business with Brazil is even more important under Bolsonaro

The election of Jair Bolsonaro as the new president of Brazil has sparked a sudden interest in the largest Southern American country. It seems as if those previously unconcerned by the devastating economic policies and the inability to fight crime in the country, have suddenly turned into policy experts regarding Brazil.

Emerging markets should oppose plastic bans

The European Commission’s new plastic strategy is moving closer to final completion, after the European Parliament added an even longer list of banned plastic items. However, the consequences for emerging economies should not be ignored.

[REPORTAGE] D’EU finaliséiert Handelspartenariat mat Japan

Dëse Reportage gouf fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert, an ass de 7. November ausgestraalt ginn. E Méinden huet den Handelscomité vum Europäesche Parlament de feu vert ginn fir den Handelspartenariat zwëschen der EU a Japan. Dën Accord steet am Kontrast zu der protektionnistescher Handelspolitik vum U.S Präsident Donald Trump.