The Crisis, by Michel Aglietta[Reading report] by Adeline Wattiau


The author was part of the “Alternative Management” third year program in HEC in 2010.

The global financial crisis had an on impact all industrialized countries, caused the bankruptcy of several big banks and all economies are now threatened with recession. What events led to such a situation? What are the possible answers in the short and in the long-term for facing this crisis?

Quote article  Adeline Wattiau, « The Crisis, by Michel Aglietta », 23 october 2010, Alternative Management Observatory (AMO), [Reading report]

In the same section

The evolution of the Chinese banking system since the reform and the opening

[Research paper]

[Research paper] : Jie Zhu

The Chinese banking market is one of the most attractive markets for investors and bankers in the West. Since the reform and opening up of China in 1978, the banking system is well built and ready to adapt to the global banking system. In 2001, China entered the World Trade Organization; since...

>>Read more

Degrowth or chaos - by Paul Ariès

[Reading report]

[Reading report] : Anne Hurand

In his book, Paul Ariès presents his political project. First, he shows how consumer society is doomed to collapse, and then explains how degrowth is the only alternative. But degrowth is not possible unless our way of living and thinking changes. According to Paul Ariès, it is necessary that we...

>>Read more

How is it possible to follow the ideas of degrowth while living in a society advocating growth?

[Research paper]

[Research paper] : Anne Hurand

“Degrowth” is the idea that an unlimited growth is impossible in a world with limited resources. Degrowth supporters intend to reduce the impact of their actions on ecology and social matters. What are their motives? How is it possible for them to do so in a society driven by consumerism? This...

>>Read more

Nutriset : Fighting against malnutrition - by Rémi Vallet


[Proceedings] : Rémi Vallet

Rémi Vallet works as a communications manager at Nutriset. Founded in 1986, Nutriset develops solutions to treat people who suffer from malnutrition in developing countries. Nutriset is known among specialists for its product named “Plumpy'Nut®”. The product has been supported by the World...

>>Read more

Afterthoughts on Material Civilization and Capitalism - by Fernand Braudel

[Reading report]

[Reading report] : Camille Portejoie

What can economic history teach us about the current state of the world ? What are the main trends, the main dynamics that led to the prevailing position of the European economic model and its expansion ? Fernand Braudel gives us tools to answer these questions in this essay which is entitled...

>>Read more

With the same doctype

Reading report

La société de consommation (Consumer... What does “consume” mean? Or... by Katiuce Rodrigues Botelho
Undocumented immigrants: a fatal... Migration policies and mobility control... by Camille Lacroix
Eco-capitalism, sustainability model... In this economic essay, Patrick... by Aurélie Gillon
Paths through Utopias, a movie-book -... While traveling across Europe, the two... by Elena Schmitt
Is Capitalism moral? - by André... Is Capitalism moral? is a synthesis of... by Violaine Laurens-Berge
Reinventing Fire – Bold Business... With this essay, Amory Lovins provide... by Clara Fourquier
“Manifesto for an enlightened... Humanity is closer to the Apocalypse... by Yann Devaux
The African Era - by J-M Severino and O... The African Era is an opportunity for... by Rela Garfein Rodriguez
Economics is a moral science, by... What does the title of this book mean?... by Elise Juguet
The volunteers and the non-profit... The number of volunteers working for... by Yoann Kassi-Vivier