Archivo de la categoría: ARTICLES IN ENGLISH

I usually write in Spanish but I have started to write in English too, in spite of English is not my maternal language.
I hope you will be patient if you find a grammar mistake.

Review of Lords of Finance written by Liaquat Ahamed

The Bankers Who Broke the World About the author Liaquat Ahamed was born in Kenya. He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge, and at Harvard University where he got a degree in Economics. He has been a professional investment manager … Seguir leyendo

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A leadership lesson

(This was my Fifth speech at Toastmasters) Have you ever seen the movie twelve angry men? It starred Henry Fonda in 1957 and, nowadays, it’s used in some Business Schools as example of how to manage a meeting and how … Seguir leyendo

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Thoughts on Spanish stereotypes

According to the Cambridge dictionary, a stereotype is ‘an idea that is used to describe a particular type of person or thing, or a person or thing thought to represent such an idea’. People around the world think that Spanish … Seguir leyendo

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A dreamer

One of my favourites movies is called Rudy and it is based on a true story. Some say it is a beautiful story about a dreamer, but I think it is so much more, it is a lesson on how … Seguir leyendo

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The real estate bubble

Do you remember this sentence: the price of the houses never falls? Lots of people around the world thought that this was true and they tried to buy a house as soon as possible for two reasons: First: each day … Seguir leyendo

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A Christmas story

Once upon a time… When I think about Christmas time, I usually remember when I was a child, my parents, my sister and I, every year, had a dinner in my grandparents home on Christmas Eve and New Year Eve. … Seguir leyendo

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Page one: Inside The New York Times

The last week I was in my favourite theatre in New York City, Angelika Film Center. I was seeing Page one, inside The New York Times. I can not be objective this time. I love reading The New York Times, especially … Seguir leyendo

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Digital Dumbo

Article written for http://www.frikonomics.com Nowadays, it is not a secret that the best way to get a good job is through networking. Therefore, it is crucial to have good varied contacts. On the other hand, the future of business is … Seguir leyendo

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FRIKONOMICS

I would like to introduce to you our website http://www.frikonomics.com. A year and a half ago, some friends and I founded in Spain a non profit Association, firstly to promote the enterpreneurial spirit, and secondly, to speak about the economy in simple languages to … Seguir leyendo

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The perfect family

Last Tuesday I went to the Tribeca Film Festival as you know it is an event organized by Robert De Niro each year in New York City and this was its tenth year I saw the film “The Perfect Family”. Directed … Seguir leyendo

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About me

My name is David. I´m in my mid thirties and I’m a daddy happily married. I am an open and global minded economist, optimistic, enthusiastic, hard worker with a good sense of humour. I was born in Madrid (Spain). I … Seguir leyendo

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