Economics

The Reconn Reader: 11 January, 2020

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles I’ve come across in the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Inclusion does not mean endorsement. -CA World & Politics Taiwan manufacturers come home from China, as trade war feeds into economic debate at election “Quanta didn’t have any production facilities in Taiwan two […]

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Economics

The Reconn Reader: 05 Jan, 2020

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles I’ve come across in the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Inclusion does not mean endorsement. -CA World & Politics The Real Powerhouses That Drive the World’s Economy By contrast, five clubs in League One saw their home constituency change Using this new and […]

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Business, Society, Technology

The Reconn Reader: List of Lists Edition

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles I’ve come across in the past seven days. This week is a special year-end’s edition of lists. Enjoy. – CA PS: Inclusion does not mean endorsement. World & Politics Forecasting the world in 2020 Brexit was not stopped, populists made smaller gains than expected in May’s […]

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Economics, Society, Technology

Reconn Reader: 22 December, 2019

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles I’ve come across in the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Inclusion does not mean endorsement. -CA   World & Politics How football grounds explain the election result By contrast, five clubs in League One saw their home constituency change hands, along with three […]

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Law, Management

Recent Read: “Can lawyers learn to go home and get more sleep?”

There’s an intersting story by Emma Jacobs on FT about the stress and lack of work-life balance in the law profession. Some highlights:   Intense competition, long hours, new technology and highly ambitious employees all contribute to the pressure. Competition from US firms has prompted UK law firms to raise pay for junior associates, offering […]

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Economics

Recent Read: “The Economics of Sports Gambling”

Don’t miss this interesting analysis by Stephen J. Dubner of the economics of sports and sports gambling. Some highlights: Fantasy sports are wildly popular in the United States and Canada, but the fever has spread. India has 100 million players, with cricket being the most popular sport. Here, the most popular sport is football, but you can also […]

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Economics, Society, Technology

The Reconn Reader: 28 September, 2019

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles I’ve come across in the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Inclusion does not mean endorsement. -CA   World & Politics Many east Germans see themselves as second-class citizens Christian Hirte, the government commissioner for eastern Germany, insisted that the real situation in the […]

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Economics, Society

The Reconn Reader: 21 September, 2019

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles I’ve come across in the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Inclusion does not mean endorsement. -CA   World & Politics What Nigerian cities can learn from the rest of the world Second, it is important to change the narrative. In reality, there is no […]

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Economics, Society, Technology

The Reconn Reader: 13 September, 2019

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles I’ve come across in the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Inclusion does not mean endorsement. -CA   World & Politics Has Europe Reached Peak Populism? To be sure, ruling right-wing nationalist parties scored spectacular victories in the European Parliament election in Poland and […]

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Economics, Society, Technology

The Reconn Reader: 6 September, 2019

Each week, I share some of the most interesting articles I’ve come across in the past seven days. Here is this week’s selection. Inclusion does not mean endorsement. -CA   World & Politics Fiasco: the inside story of the Brexit talks Whitehall was alert to the dangers. Privately, Rogers warned that it might take a decade […]

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