In the middle of August, issues related to tourism always come to mind. It is no secret that the tourism sector has been embracing the Internet in an intense and massive way. The first to notice it were the tourism and travel agencies, in parallel with the traditional airlines, they realized the pressure of the low cost airlines, which sold millions of flights through the Internet and with a pricing policy made to network measure.
I read in the Country this morning that "The municipalities drown the construction companies", threatening these to abandon garbage services contracts to the medium municipalities due to the debt, which they estimate at 3,425 million and disclosing their expectations of massive layoffs after the summer. The business of service contracts, re-qualifications, not to mention corruption and other variants ... analog brick ... far from even 1.
Before the financial and real estate crash, when in the middle of the last decade the Vice President of the Government Pedro Solbes went to Congress, in his speeches a single obsession was perceived: the problems of competitiveness of the Spanish economy. It is not a current issue. A few days ago Eloisa Norman, professor of Spanish Economics at the UA, reminded me.
Corruption is turning into a cancer that affects the economy, hurts the credibility of companies and entrepreneurs, discourages the attraction of investment and talent and weakens any attempt to project the battered "Spain" brand internationally. We must become aware of the importance of creating a culture of zero tolerance with corruption and its complexity, its social roots ... Is there something more serious for a country than a Vice President of the Government and the head of tax fraud control perhaps proving itself who is one of the biggest fraudsters in the country?
In 2005 I did a Google analysis on my Universia blog in a section that disappeared from the net a few years later. And from an economic perspective, it is the innovative company par excellence, capable of generating value and sustainability. Google (article published in Universia.es in June 2005) The Internet is experiencing a more silent and important revolution than the one it registered at the end of last year. decade and beginning of this.
Titled We economists have a Plan B that will work, Mr Osborne, a prominent and large group of British economists denounce the failure of UK government policy According to The Guardian this morning. The most recent data on the British economy provided by national and international institutions (OECD, IMF ...) highlight that Plan A of the Minister of Economy Mr.
I have seen that Tom Hodgkinson's article on Facebook (With friends like these…) written in 2008 is more alive than I thought. The students -digital natives- who hang around Facebook or Tuenti as if they were at home, are shocked to read that social networks are a social experiment induced by neoconservatives, neocapitalism and even that Donald Rumsfeld and the military would be behind this issue.