Ricardo Hausmann
Through unprecedented treachery, President Nicolas Maduro awarded himself victory in the presidential election on 20 May. Photo: Reuters

Venezuelans deserve refugee status

4 min read . 04 Jun 2018
Just as trade has moved from goods to services to knowledge, so may trade wars. Photo: Bloomberg

The dark matter of global trade

5 min read . 30 Mar 2018
Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro. Photo: Reuters

How liberal democracies are born

4 min read . 20 Mar 2018
Nicolas Maduro’s regime already is a military dictatorship, with officers in charge of many government agencies. Photo: Reuters

Intervening in the Venezuela crisis

4 min read . 10 Jan 2018
The world’s largest R&D firms, measured by their budgets, are Volkswagen, Samsung, Intel, Microsoft, Roche, Novartis, Toyota, Johnson & Johnson, Google, and Merck. Photo: Bloomberg

Large organizations are better at R&D

4 min read . 01 Dec 2017
The new revolution in economics may find a place for strategies based on affecting ideals and identities, not just taxes and subsidies. Photo: iStock

The moral identity of homo economicus

4 min read . 13 Nov 2017
Artificial Intelligence may make technology less reliant on know-how and consequently easier to diffuse. Photo: iStock

Making the future work for us

4 min read . 03 Oct 2017
Markets should’ve shut the Nicolás Maduro regime’s access to finance long ago. Photo: Reuters

Odiousness ratings for public debt

4 min read . 04 Sep 2017
Photo: Reuters

Venezuela’s unprecedented collapse

4 min read . 03 Aug 2017
Associations frequently speak only on behalf of the interest of the capitalist owners.

Who does business represent?

4 min read . 03 Jul 2017
JP Morgan should exclude Venezuela from the emerging market bond indexes. Photo: Reuters

Investing in the hunger bonds

4 min read . 31 May 2017
Our conscious thoughts devise rationales for decisions that we make unconsciously. Photo: AP
Authenticity does not require Trumpian recklessness. Photo: AP
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro. Photo: AFP

When leaders are true to their lies

4 min read . 28 Dec 2016