Economics

The ride-hailing market Disruptive changes generated (and pending to discover) by this sector

Scandals and situation Uber, in addition to relating with ease, has been associated assiduously with scandals. There have been many episodes of them: Travis Kalanick, Uber former CEO, arguing with a driver over falling fares. NYC’s ban on new Uber and Lyft cars. Waymo intellectual property leaks by Uber engineers. Etc. This leads to think …

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Brexit… Short reflection about the Brexit and the (obvious) consequences it will trigger

When I saw the result, I thought: ‘It can’t be true’. Yes, it was. English people voted ‘Yes’ in the referendum about the Brexit – basically meaning to quit the EU. Votes: 52% decided to Brexit, while 48% opted to Bremain. So they should be leaving sooner or later. But what we are watching now is a pretty convoluted …

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Job: A basis for the human? Short digression on the implications of having a job in our society

Few days ago I ended to read José Saramago’s ‘The Cave‘, based on Plato’s ‘Allegory of the Cave’, and it made me ponder: Which is the relevance of job in an individual’s life? The more I think about it, the more I feel the social conventions behind it. We can find some typical quotes such as …

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Grandparents, parents and children Brief discussion considering whether the effort our generation is doing to achieve our goals is directly related to the reality we had to live or not

These thoughts, which I first heard from a relative of mine, sprang to my mind a couple of days ago. This idea came back to me when I ended one of the subjects of my latest semester. In this subject, there’s a teacher that, in order to avoid having too many theoretical contents on it, makes …

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Basic Income: Stupidity or Necessity? Is it the future we should consider to implement in our societies, or just another dumb idea?

Every day that passes, I’m getting more aware that we will be living another economic crisis. I still remember how the Deutsche Bank case had notoriety some months ago, which showed the German financial market’s weakness, and which also generated few troubles recently. Now I wonder: Are we able to keep an economic system like this? Let’s …

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