Tag: Cost of Risk

A Quantitative Approach for Valuing and Managing Procurement Cost of Risk

One of the most debated topics today in procurement is the issue of risk. The majority of the articles and guidance given to Chief Procurement Officers (CPOs) on this topic […]

Brazil and the Impact of Economic Risk Cost

The headlines have been full of stories of the recent rioting in big cities across Brazil in the past week. Some estimates say that over one million people have taken […]

US-China Cost Convergence: Getting Closer

Mark Muro has an interesting post on Brookings.com where he discusses some new data suggesting that US-China manufacturing cost convergence is happening, at least in some sectors. Notes Muro: A┬ánew […]

Ignoring the True Cost of Risk: The Lessons of Rana Plaza

The FT has an interesting graphic out that shows the evolution of the garment export trade: http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/5448bc70-c460-11e2-9ac0-00144feab7de.html#axzz2UJXFZ5ym The graph shows that it was only in 2010 that Bangladesh entered the […]

Calculating the True Cost of Risk

On Dec 5 the Wall St Journal ran an an interesting piece about an attempt by some academics to calculate the cost to the economy of the uncertainty in government […]