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The new definition of sabbatical leave for academics! December 21, 2012

Posted by proeconomia in Main, On the crisis, Opinion.
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Here is a new definition of the sabbatical leave that I was just given by a friend Platon Chaldeos – and it applies during crisis periods: “Sabbatical leave is defined as that leave where you are absent from work only during Saturdays”! (it rhymes better in Greek but its fits out times). Lets hope that this definition won’t be applied any time soon!

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Michigan Lawmakers Approve Union-Dues Measures Amid Protests December 11, 2012

Posted by proeconomia in Main, On the crisis, Opinion, Trade.
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The measure itself is not new, Michigan is the 24th state to enact it. However, it is useful to read through this article to keep track with the ever changing political and economic landscape of the US economy – and to make comparisons with our own system here in Greece. The source is Bloomberg. As always, browse through the readers’ comments!

U.S. Intelligence Agencies See a Different World in 2030 December 11, 2012

Posted by proeconomia in Main, On the crisis, Opinion, Science and technology, Trade.
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Following up in our last posting, read this article about the future and you can download the original report here. The article is from Bloomberg.

Where Will You Be in 2030, America? December 10, 2012

Posted by proeconomia in Main, On the crisis, Opinion, Science and technology, Trade.
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From the editors of Bloomberg. Have a look at it but also at the readers’ comments that follow it!

Indian Billionaire Sees Future in Mom & Pop Shops (maybe there is a future for us as well!) December 10, 2012

Posted by proeconomia in Main, News on Greece, Opinion, Trade.
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An interesting piece from Bloomberg, refers to SMEs that form the core of the current productive/retail structure in the Greek economy. Have a look at it here.

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