The measure of value, medium of exchange, a store of value
The joint collection of resources for the implementation of various projects
Only 1% of the Earth's richest people own more states than all the rest of the population of the planet, according to the report prepared by the British charity Oxfam for the next World Economic Forum in Davos. Read more...
Video lectures on financial markets and institutions. This course examines the global changes that are transforming the financial markets, engage in financial turnover of the new institutions, contribute to the emergence of new financial instruments, changing approaches to the regulation of financial markets. Read more...
There's been an explosion of collaborative consumption — web-powered sharing of cars, apartments, skills. Rachel Botsman explores the currency that makes systems like Airbnb and Taskrabbit work: trust, influence, and what she calls "reputation capital." Read more...