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Economics

2021 outlook: a K-shaped recovery, strong euro, cheap credit and five more things to watch

2021 promises to be a year of recovery, although its pace is linked to the agility of vaccinations. In a predicted "K recovery," analyze how the pandemic has affected your sector and how Brexit continues to alter your global value chain, advises IESE professor Nuria Mas. Read article
Economics

Which economies will grow again in 2021?

Javier Díaz Giménez China is first to recover from the pandemic and will close out 2020 with 1.8% growth. What other economies will join China and grow in 2021? Which ones will have to wait for 2022 or even beyond? Read article
Entrepreneurship

Mix novelty and familiarity to move from niche to mainstream

Diego Zunino; Stine Grodal; Fernando F. Suárez Help your new product to "cross the chasm" and reach the "zone of adoption" with these practical tips. Read article
Service and Operations Management

Rethinking supply chains after COVID-19

Weiming Zhu; Weiyin Yang The pandemic has exposed weaknesses in our global supply-chain system. Inspired by Donella H. Meadows' classic work on system thinking, we proffer three keys to rebuild more sustainable businesses after the crisis. Read article
Finance

Bankable advice: 6 timeless money tips for volatile times like now

IESE Insight What to do with your savings, especially in a market marked by pandemic volatility? IESE's Javier Estrada goes back to the basics of sound financial planning, along with a few books and other resources that may help. Read article