Artificial Intelligence: a Political Subject

Paving the way for innovations that were once out of reach, artificial intelligence (AI) is expected to be a general-purpose technology, just like the steam engine, electricity and electronics in past industrial revolutions. In the space of just a few years, AI has extended into sectors as diverse as transport, telecommunications, healthcare, education, justice and safety. In a field involving such colossal investment costs, French and European decision makers must have a detailed understanding of the comparative advantages enjoyed by their own country and its competitors in AI-related fields in order to target specific investments that will allow them to make the necessary quantitative effort to expand their market share in key sectors.

[Video] UKRAINE, Meeting of Minds: Geopolitical and Economic Consequences of the War

In this video, Frédéric Munier, professor of geopolitics, and Laurent Ferrara, professor of international economics at SKEMA Business School, share their analysis of the Russian-Ukrainian conflict, which began on 24 February 2022. This discussion, at the crossroads of geopolitics and economics offers a new perspective on this deadly war. What events led Russia to invade Ukraine? What are the economic consequences for the European continent, which is experiencing its first war since the beginning of the 21st century? How will the conflict unfold? What can we expect in the coming months or years? These are the main questions guiding this discussion.

EYES: What Are the Political Preoccupations of Brazilian Youths?

This analysis gathers and delves deeper into the Brazilian data presented in the EYES 2021 (Emergy Youth Early Signs) report on the emerging concerns of 18- to 24-year-olds from the 5 countries in which SKEMA Business School operates. This work is the result of qualitative interviews conducted with Brazilian students and of a social listening carried out on Twitter between July 2020 and June 2021. We analysed more than 5.6 milllions tweets published by 318,725 Brazilians 18-24 year-olds, on 5 political issues prioritised by young people: traditional media and the press, social media, security, new technologies, and the world of work.

UKRAINE: the Economic Fallout of the War

The invasion of Ukraine by Russian armed forces since 24 February 2022 has brought a human and humanitarian disaster, having already caused several thousand deaths and pushed millions of refugees on the road to exile. While the economic consequences of this war on European soil appear to be of secondary concern right now, this article nevertheless seeks to identify some of the possible short-term effects, based on the academic literature currently available.

Youth at Work: Distrust of the Corporate World and Political Demands

The young generations have a negative view of the corporate world. This is one of the conclusions of our study entitled EYES 2021 (Emergy Youth Early Signs), which analysed the tweets posted between July 2020 and June 2021 by 18- to 24-year-olds from five countries: Brazil, China, France, South Africa, and the United States. We […]

EYES REPORT : Thoughts of International Youths

Introduction The EYES or Emergy Youth Early Signs report sets out to capture the early stages of opinions and thoughts forming in international youths on five social issues initially prioritized by young people themselves : traditional media and the press, social media, security, new technologies and the world of work. Taking a global comparative approach, […]

Being or Becoming an Entrepreneur

Can people be trained to become entrepreneurs? Widely debated in the literature on Entrepreneurship Education and Training (EET), the question remains unanswered. It is assumed that entrepreneurship education fosters a sense of confidence or belief in people’s capacity to reach entrepreneurial success. This is what academics call “self-efficacy”, and it is a key driver to […]