Economics

The Robot Invasion

Your labor market most serious enemies may not be human competitors. It is likely a robot will try to take your job. Computers are getting more intelligent, so not only manual human labor is subject to competition from automation, but also many high-skill demanding white collar labor. What determines vulnerability to automation, experts say, is
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Are We Sustainable? …and Looking Forward

Yes, or maybe we are getting ahead of ourselves.

In recent years, sustainability issues have been taking the centre stage of the business world. Green technology has also achieved tremendous progress: not only are they beneficial to the environment, but also profitable investments as well. In spite of such success, people tend to be over-reliant on it. As counter-intuitive as it may seem, some
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A South African Sauvignon, Please!

The Importance of Wine for the Biggest African Economy

While you are enjoying your chenin blanc, sauvignon blanc or merlot in the sun, you probably do not realize the importance of this refreshment for the South African economy. In almost every restaurant in Amsterdam, they serve wines from the southern country, since South Africa is the producer of 4.1% of the world’s wine, and
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