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|Nº 36, June 2010 – Anti crisis Measures|
Anti crisis Measures
The current economic crisis, generally considered the world’s worst since the 1930s, has left a trail of destruction in its wake. Terms such as austerity plans and fiscal adjustments have become buzz words in the economic press while governments across the world have been left with little choice but to adopt anti-crisis measures – often including quite brutal interventions in the economy that would be near-impossible to justify in normal conditions.
What is more, the ongoing process of globalization has meant that the effects of the crisis have been felt far more widely, affecting almost all corners of the world economy. One major result of this has been the expanded role of regional and international economic organizations such as the EC, the OCDE and the IMF in diagnosing problems and prescribing remedies.
Below is a list of some excellent sources for learning more about how our respective countries, regions and the world, as a whole, might successfully address the underlying problems and finally pull out of the crisis:
IESE. 10 Structural Reforms to Pull Out of the Crisis
Spanish Government. Stability Program Spain 2009-2013
Spanish Government. Labor Market Reform
ECB. Financial Stability Review
Mission Concluding Statements
Economic Policy Reforms: Going for Growth
OECD Economic Surveys
Search Tool: Financial Times OnlineThe IESE Library now has Premium access to Financial Times Online (FT.com).
The new service provides access to coverage of the latest developments in European and international business and finance, economic and political news, comment and analysis from the Financial Times.
Hints & Tips: Where can I get a SWOT analysis?Go to Business Source Complete
Click on Company Profiles (right hand menu)
Select your company
Click on Datamonitor and locate the SWOT
Knowledge sharing plays an important role nowadays. We have selected some interesting websites:
|SELF: Sharing Knowledge about free software |
SELF aims to be the central place where people can share quality educational and training materials about Free Software and Open Standards, based on a world-class technological platform and in collaboration with global communities.
|DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals |
The aim of the Directory of Open Access Journals is to increase the visibility and ease the use of open access scientific and scholarly journals, thereby promoting their increased usage and impact. There are now 5013 journals in the directory, 2058 of which are searchable at article level.
|OER Commons: Open Educational Resources |
Open Educational Resources are teaching and learning materials that you may freely use and reuse, without charge. OER often have a Creative Commons or GNU license that state specifically how the material may be used, reused, adapted, and shared. Full university courses, complete with readings, videos of lectures, homework assignments, and lecture notes are available.
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