Few areas in economics are as controversial as economic forecasting. While the field has sparked great hopes for the prediction of economic trends and events throughout the 20th and 21st century, economic forecasts have often proved inaccurate or unreliable, thus provoking severe criticism in times of unpredicted crisis.
Welcome to the 4th Conference on Sustainable Business in Asia (COSA 2018). This international, peer-reviewed event will be held in partnership with the 3rd Pacific Rim and Energy Conference (PRESCO 2018) and the 3rd Asian Conference on Urban Planning and Sustainable Cities (UP-City 2018).
The United States-Israel Educational Foundation (USIEF) plans to award eight fellowships to American postdoctoral scholars who seek to pursue research at Israeli institutions of higher education. The grants, which will commence during the 2019-20 academic year, are open to researchers in all academic disciplines and support programs of work in Israel for up to 20 months (two academic years 2019-2020 and 2020-2021).
The Gerald R Ford Scholar award in honor of Robert M. Teeter is an annual award of $5,000 Given to a doctoral student to support dissertation research in any field related to any aspect of the United States political process and public policy during the last half of the 20th century. Of special intrest is the role and analysis of public opinion in that process. The recepiant determines use of the award money including, but not limited to: travel, reproduction fees, administrative costs, and other research and writing expenses. The Application deadline is March 31, 2018.
Renewable energy is one of the world strongest growing industries; more than 100 countries have developing sustainable energy policies. Renewable energy resources are projected to be one of the major economic engines of the coming decades. Denmark, for example, aims for 100 percent renewable energy by 2050. The renewable energy laws are still developing.
Date: Tuesday, February 6, 2018
Time: 7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. (doors open at 7:00 p.m.)
Venue:Temple University, Japan Campus, Azabu Hall 1F Parliament
Speaker:Jake Adelstein, Journalist and writer
Moderator: Kyle Cleveland, Associate Director of ICAS
Admission: Free. Open to the public.
* RSVP is not required, but encouraged.
13th March 2018
Title of the event
„Poland - India. New chances of business cooperation”
Blockchain technology offers many new opportunities for social and informational organisation. While most people equate the blockchain with cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, the technology also has far broader applications in the financial sector, as well as land registration, voting, prediction markets, identity verification, smart contracts and any number of other domains where decentralized and transparent processes add value.