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To Aid or not to Aid? The Taliban’s Requests Amid Sexist Policies

Can we separate economics and politics? The Taliban in Afghanistan seem to think so. The Taliban is a Sunni Islamist nationalist and pro-Pashtun movement...

US Inflation: rapid drop in sight?

There is probably a risk of becoming monotonous, but much of the explanation for the movement in the financial markets in recent weeks revolves...

External Debt: A Vicious Cycle With No Right Answers

Undertaking external debt—debt that is owed to foreign entities—is a common, effective, and sometimes dangerous strategy. Many countries use foreign lenders as a means...

Inflation and Monetary Policy: Two Sides of the Story

Inflation and monetary policy remain at the center of the economic debate, even in these last days of 2022. This could not be otherwise, ...

Outlook 2023: a Two-Speed year?

The last month of the year has arrived and, as usual, outlooks have started to snow on what is to come: what will 2023...

Bear Market and Long Recession: Roubini’s Latest Forecasts

For Nouriel Roubini, the amount of public and private debt is a boulder that can lead to a long recession and further downturns in...

“Woke Capitalism” talk with Professor David Mejía

On March 16, David Mejía, an adjunct professor at IE University, gave a thought-provoking lecture on “Woke capitalism.” This was part of the Arts...

Economics-Humanities Talk With Professor Brendan Anglin

"Narrative Economics" was a talk co-hosted by the IE School of Global and Public Affairs and the Arts and Humanities Division. The talk took...

India’s Farmer Protests

Over the last month, farmers have been protesting all over India against three new laws that were introduced by the government at the end...

España Despierta: Madrid Lock-down Protest (with video)

In the late afternoon on the 23th of January, IE Student Alejandro Gamarra spotted a large gathering of people holding signs and chanting at Jardines del Descubrimiento. Gamarra abandoned his car to head for the protest to further investigate.

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How to Be Organized with The Bliss Bean

Starting a new semester is a great time to set new intentions for yourself. Many students like myself, at times, find it difficult to...

La actitud marca la diferencia

La actitud es uno de los factores más poderosos e importantes que influyen en nuestro éxito (tanto personal como profesional) y felicidad a lo...

Smoke & Mirrors

Among all the heated debates in recent years, one of the most controversial conversations has revolved around the possible legalization of marijuana. Ever since,...