High up in the sky

The Skyscraper Fad of the 1920s

     With the start of the 20th century, America became one of the most powerful economies in the world. With an abundance of steel, iron, money and modern construction techniques, it seemed natural that the course of action was to build massive structures that would show the newly accumulated wealth.      Starting in Chicago in
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A Tribute to Two Women Economist

This is an article that probably should have been published on March 8th. I recently read an article in the Economist entitled “Economics is uncovering its gender problem” that intended to express a quite often encountered reality: women participation in labor force is overshadowed. Economics is not the exception, and that is the reason why
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Change the World: Buy Shell

On the 7th of May, the Room for Discussion hosted an interview with Mark van Baal, the founder of Follow This. Follow This is a group of responsible shareholders in oil and gas companies who push for action against climate change. They choose to fight against the anthropogenic climate change by putting on the companies’
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Martin Wolf

Chief Economics Commentator of the Financial Times

Room for Discussion is proud to announce that they will be hosting an interview with Martin Wolf – chief economics commentator of the Financial Times – on the 15th of May at 13:00 in E-hall. In 2000 Mr. Wolf was awarded the CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) “for services to financial
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Under the Shadow of the Great Recession – Room For Discussion

More on a decade following the most devastating financial crisis since the Great Depression. The effects of a crisis are experienced today. Its outbreak occurred on September 15, 2008, when the investment bank Lehman Brothers filed for bankruptcy. As of that moment, the United States collapsed and then the rest of the developed economies followed.
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