|Posted by forecastingtool on January 30, 2013 at 6:15 PM||comments (5)|
It’s been four years since the still raging global economic crisis begun in 2008. Although our understanding of the crisis is getting better, we still don’t have a clear idea where the global economy is heading and what kind of growth (if any) we should be expecting in the future.
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|Posted by forecastingtool on November 25, 2012 at 5:35 PM||comments (6)|
Contrary to popular belief that increased lending, first in the financial and corporate sector and then on a country level, is the key source of Europe’s problems, it turns out that this may be just the tip of the iceberg in a series of many structural problems, namely: reduced global influence, low growth, population ageing, reduced competitiveness against developing countries, increasing energy dependency, and loose coordination among participating countries. Overall, Europe...Read Full Post »
|Posted by forecastingtool on April 17, 2012 at 3:30 PM||comments (2)|
In this article*, published in Marketing Research Association’s Alert! magazine, Roger’s Diffusion of Innovations model, based on a simple s-curve, is explored as well as its numerous applications in marketing, business, and the economy. A case study of application to the global economy is offered as a proof of concept for the famous model.
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|Posted by forecastingtool on March 14, 2012 at 4:30 PM||comments (2)|
As we found out in Part I, economic power has been shifting from the West to the East for many decades. In Part II we explore the dynamics of income inequality through the years. We discover that it still holds strong, as full convergence is far away, despite considerable improvements in narrowing the income gap, especially between Asia and the West.Read Full Post »
|Posted by forecastingtool on October 1, 2011 at 1:35 AM||comments (11)|
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|Posted by forecastingtool on July 11, 2011 at 3:20 PM||comments (15)|
Following the 2008 credit crunch, the global economy entered a serious recession, marking negative growth rates at 2009, for the first time in 60 years. The initial efforts of the G20 to reinitiate the economy by the deployment of extensive stimulus packages, although successful in the beginning, resulted in the significant rise of public debts challenging the ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by forecastingtool on July 3, 2011 at 7:06 AM||comments (1)|
|Posted by forecastingtool on June 26, 2011 at 5:34 PM||comments (0)|
An excellent article about innovation dynamics based on Kondratiev long waves theory (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kondratiev_wave).
Could it be that we are at the peak of the innovation cycle, facing a possible downfall in the future? Just consider the implications for our technology driven world…
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|Posted by forecastingtool on June 26, 2011 at 5:25 PM||comments (0)|