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“Like a boss” – management by algorithm is taking over at the workplace

By Valerio de Stefano / 15 April, 2021

All managerial functions are now entrusted to algorithm-powered tools, raising large expectations and new risks. This trend is not confined to platform work. No economic sector is immune to the adoption of such systems. The EU institutions are engaged in a promising process that may lead to new regulatory solutions, […]

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Reforming the financial structure of ‘small-buffers’ capitalism

By Dirk Bezemer / 17 February, 2021

We live in an advanced form of what the US economist Hyman Minsky had termed ‘money manager capitalism’ 25 years ago. Today, the dominant role played by the captains of industry in the area of industrial capitalism falls to the money managers in charge of hedge funds and pension funds. […]

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Using the history of technological revolutions to understand the present and shape the future

By Carlota Perez / 17 February, 2021

The beginning of the year 2021 feels like a crossroads. We have now been through three major crises in the last 20 years, each worse than the last: the dotcom bubble of 2000, the Great Recession of 2008, and the global recession triggered by the Covid pandemic, bringing what might […]

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For the establishment of a European Child Union

By Brando Benifei / 20 November, 2020

The Covid-19 crisis is having a devastating effect on the most vulnerable groups of society – and that are, often, children. In 2018 the situation was already unacceptable, with over 23 million children at risk of poverty and social exclusion. The current pandemic only exacerbates the situation. In particular, the […]

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For a European Semester that addresses inequalities

By Maria João Rodrigues / 12 October, 2020

Against the backdrop of the major EU recovery plan that was decided in July, the European Semester will play a key role in the implementation of the national recovery plans, that are to be submitted by mid-October. The reform of the Semester process was already in the pipeline, but it […]

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Why Ireland’s low tax policy has survived for so long

By David Jacobson / 2 December, 2019

Since the late 1950s, Irish governments support foreign investment, and the utilisation of tax and other means in the pursuit of this policy

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Reforming tax policy: a European fight!

Reforming tax policy: a European fight!

By Joseph Stiglitz / 2 December, 2019

Smart taxation: making the economy more social and environment-friendly, and ensuring compatibility with the EU single market.

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Global tax injustice: what are the solutions?

By Antonio Gambini / 2 December, 2019

The growing tax injustice is not limited to the taxation of individuals, it also concerns companies.

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Democracy could not be saved without addressing social inequality

By Jaroslav Bílek / 1 October, 2019

Therefore, to preserve democracy, we must make sure that we are defusing social inequality not fostering it.

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