The world is trying to combat Climate Change and other environmental problems with sustainable innovation, but is it enough, or do we need to change our mentality first? Staff writer Tilde Bergström presents an ancestral alternative philosophy to the hegemonic Western worldview: Buen Vivir.
One size does not fit all: the wellness industry and its commodification of health
For our last online article before the summer, staff writer Kathina Mehring dissects how the wellness industry puts a price on health and intrinsically links it to consumerism and capitalism.
COVID and Keyboards – how the pandemic accelerated the digital shift
Originally published in our print magazine Beyond the Storm, this article by staff writer Laurin Zils discusses the radical digital shifts ushered in by the COVID-19 pandemic, and why crises are sometimes necessary to break technological lock-ins.
“FDI, Open up!”
Staff writer Laurin Zils explores the world of foreign direct investment and discusses possible reasons that governments choose to welcome it, and reasons they shut it out.
Bitter Sweet: The Chocolate Industry’s Testimony to Global Injustice
The global economic system is constructed in a manner which excludes the majority of people keeping it afloat. In this piece, staff writer Linnea Björk discusses this in relation to the chocolate business, not least in West Africa.
Comparative Analysis of Competitive Ideas
In the last piece for this time in our collaboration with Enlight, analyst Hakob Hakobyan analyzes two classical economical schools of thought – Adam Smith’s and David Ricardo’s.
The dynamics of e-commerce in the global economy
With e-commerce becoming inseparable from the global economy, Enlight analyst Narine Petrosyan gives us insight in the dynamics and processes of this common phenomenon.
Neobanks vs Traditional Banks
Enlight writer Hermine Fanyan aims to find out whether the traditional banking system has the strength to compete with the new neo-banks.
R&D, Innovation and tax policy
Research and development are integral parts of innovation, but poses economical challenges with the staggered and long term output. In his analysis, Enlight writer Hayk Khalantaryan untangles these challenges and proposes tax solutions.