Who is smart at predicting short-term fluctuations in the economy?

The global financial crisis of 2007-2008 highlighted the need for better monitoring and forecasting of fluctuations in the economy in order to avoid similar economic recessions in the future. Since then, various institutions have been searching for new and more accurate prediction methods, which could reduce the uncertainties associated with economic fluctuations at a national level [1]. One of such studies Click to read full article

Using Collective Intelligence to address Democratic Challenges

Democracies around the world are experiencing declining trust in politicians [1]. In France this has amounted to the Yellow Vests, a complex social movement with a variety of different interests, but united around the notion that their voices have been excluded from the political process. There is general distrust in democratic institutions and a recent study shows that 60 % Click to read full article

Fifteen Years With The Harnessing of Tacit Knowledge and Employee Predictions

It was a sunny April afternoon in 2003 on the Cornell University campus. I was sitting outside the Johnson School of Business, glancing at the world’s leading hotel school, the Cornell School of Hotel Administration. It made me reflect on the many rich insights that hotel staff accumulate from their daily operational experiences. Hospitality employees are in continuous interactions with Click to read full article