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 […]

Democracy Operates through Businesses too

The concept of corporate social responsibility (CSR) argues that businesses should benefit their communities and operate in an economically, socially and environmentally sustainable manner.