What should we impose on Uber, and conversely, how should we define our institutions to make Uber a fair player, both legally and socially? / Guillaume Wilemme
To reconcile growth through innovation and the control of inequalities, the main objectives are to fight poverty and increase social mobility. / Philippe Aghion
How far will our personal exponential growth go when we each control a Digital Earth that serves us and guides us? / Dan Abelow
The next disruption could produce a flip of today’s pyramid to people-first. / Dan Abelow
In the way it conceives the Internet, the sociological debate is itself beset with contradictions. Digital labor provides an illustrative case. / Dominique Cardon
While certainly tempting, providing a simple answer to a complicated question is a straight road to failure. / Charles Wyplosz
So why is the corporate world so unprepared? A simple matter of denial or an overly superficial understanding of digital technology?
With the sharing economy, competition is stronger: but is it still fair competition? And don't the marketplaces that organize this competition find themselves in a situation of monopoly?
Exchanges that previously fell within the scope of informal economy are now part of formal economy. Good news? Yes. But it also raises many problems.
Collaborative economy is growing and the utopian narrative disseminated by its promoters is currently in vogue. But there is another side to the coin.
Business models that emerge today outline a world of hyper-competition: in the digital economy, it's always possible to find both better and cheaper elsewhere.
Should the very idea of regulation evolve? It should not, to say the least, exist to protect entrenched industries and shut out competition.
Come year 2030, what will business enterprises look like?
Enterprises are now able to collect all kind of real-time information about the needs of each consumer. They can provide innovative products that are neither goods nor services.
A growing segment of the workplace is no longer tied to a single employer. Is that really bad news? The forces reshaping work can result in more happier lives.
Planned obsolescence has an infamous reputation. But this business model is not all bad.
Functional economy triggers three dramatic mutations, regarding value estimation, ownership and the relation to time. / Yoann Sidoli