With Colin Mayer, Saïd Business School, University of Oxford How can we deal with the fact that Latin America is the most unequal region of the world? How can we manage lackluster economic growth? And how can we transform our economies and make poverty and exclusion a thing of the past? To answer some of those questions, Colin Mayer, the Peter Moores Professor of … [Read more...] about Why Well-Governed, Socially Conscious Companies Thrive
Ask anyone in a Western society what makes the world go round, and they are likely to say selfishness, or at least self-interest. It is an idea drilled into us by Thomas Hobbes more than three hundred years ago and by Adam Smith, who argued for the benefits of self-interest in economic progress. It seems more than obvious in our dog-eat-dog world. But psychology and … [Read more...] about Some Economists Say We’re Less Selfish Than We Think. Why?