Media Coverage

2018 Media Coverage

Members of the department are regularly featured in the media, below is a selection of coverage for 2018:

March and April 2018

Climate Action covered the recent Centre for Climate Finance & Investment talk on China’s growing role in green finance. The article quoted Dr Charles Donovan: “China’s growing position as a leader in the international green finance market highlights the importance of tackling climate change and the role that governments and businesses need to play in boosting the global green economy” http://www.climateactionprogramme.org/news/could-china-become-a-leader-in-green-finance#

Professor Jonathan Haskel’s work on the intangible economy was cited in a CityMetric article on the Brighton-based FuseBox collective: “The willingness to work together, identified by Haskell as a key element of the intangible economy, is evident in the FuseBox’s partnership with likeminded innovators in Ankara.” https://www.citymetric.com/business/can-you-have-capitalism-without-capital-brighton-ankara-ghent-and-intangible-economy-3709

Dr Namrata Malhotra was quoted by Audit & Risk, the magazine of the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors, in an article about the risks associated with innovation: http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/05182226#/05182226/24

Qatari daily newspaper The Peninsula covered a training session Dr Omar Merlo delivered to senior representatives of local banks via Qatar Development Bank’s Al-Dhameen programme: https://www.thepeninsulaqatar.com/article/06/03/2018/Qatar-Development-Bank-organises-customer-relations-training

Dr Paolo Taticchi:

  • was interviewed by Italian newspaper Südtiroler Wirtschaftszeitung following a public lecture he gave at the University of Bolzano (sadly the article is not available online)…
  • …while the keynote speech he gave at the Sustainability Summit of the Association of Banks in Colombia earned a mention in Colombian newspaper La República:

https://www.larepublica.co/finanzas/asobancaria-busca-hacer-mas-visible-y-redisenar-la-sostenibilidad-2602390

  • was interviewed for Italian education website FBK about his views on the main challenges facing translating research excellence into a successful innovation ecosystem. He was also interviewed by Corriere dell’Alto Adige”, an Italian regional publication about the same subject.

https://magazine.fbk.eu/en/news/creating-ecosystem-innovation-entrepreneurship/

  • was also quoted about MBAs in an article on the Canary Wharf Kids website

https://www.canarywharfkids.com/single-post/2018/01/26/Has-the-MBA-had-its-day

Professor Kalyan Talluri was quoted on IndiaEducationDiary.com in an article promoting the Business School’s new MSc Business Analytics (online delivery, part-time) programme:  “This programme is designed to bridge a rapidly emerging skills gap in business professionals and middle managers.” https://indiaeducationdiary.in/imperial-college-business-school-launches-online-masters-business-analytics/

Professor George Yip:

  • Keeping things intercontinental, Professor George Yip was on BBC Business Live to discuss international trade and disputes between the US and China. You can watch his interview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rwmaFt-z6gU

February 2018

Dr Andreas Eisingerich was quoted in an Economia article looking at trust between consumers and business (UK-based monthly business/finance magazine, circ. 154,200)

http://economia.icaew.com/en/features/january-2018/the-battle-to-rebuild-trust-starts-here-captalism-business-uber

Professor Jonathan Haskel’s research on the intangible economy was referenced in a City AM piece looking at the UK’s ‘productivity puzzle’.

http://www.cityam.com/278821/britain-may-brink-productivity-breakthrough

His book, Capitalism without Capital was also summarised in The Economic Times (India daily, circ. 630,000)…

https://economictimes.indiatimes.com/opinion/interviews/leaders-in-intangible-economy-will-do-better-and-laggards-worse-author-stian-westlake/articleshow/62490200.cms

…referenced in The Weekly Standard in a piece on ethics in Silicon Valley (US weekly, circ. 20,000)…

http://www.weeklystandard.com/silicon-valley-at-the-intersection-of-facebook-and-the-iphone/article/2011146

… and mentioned in Večernji list (Croatian daily, circ. 60,500) in a piece on Estonia’s progressive technology policy.

https://www.vecernji.hr/premium/estonija-zna-da-je-digitalna-ekonomija-preduvjet-za-rast-1220555

Professor Jonathan Haskel’s book, Capitalism Without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy generated further coverage including…

  • The Investors Chronicle (weekly magazine published by FT Group, circ. 30,935) in a piece looking at ownership.

https://www.investorschronicle.co.uk/comment/2018/01/10/ownership-in-question/ (behind a paywall, pdf available on request)

  • The Huffington Post, in a piece about Donald Trump’s outdated business thinking.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/donald-trumps-1914-mindset-by-edward-goldberg_us_5a4f93e2e4b0f9b24bf31691

  • Handelsblatt (German daily business paper, circ. 136,612) – a review (behind paywall, pdf available on request for German speakers)

http://www.handelsblatt.com/my/panorama/kultur-kunstmarkt/buchtipp-capitalism-without-capital-wenn-der-sieger-alles-nimmt/20834380.html?ticket=ST-1416360-lULfgWSKU1k0DbxiGeQs-ap1

  • Piac es Profit (Hungarian monthly finance magazine, circ. 15,000) – another review.

http://www.piacesprofit.hu/kkv_cegblog/hogyan-lehetunk-milliardosok-toke-nelkul/

  • cn – a Q&A interview

http://theory.workercn.cn/256/201801/12/180112084739791.shtm

http://www.ftchinese.com/story/001075791

  • com (China – website is ranked 18th in the world by Alexa), referencing the above piece.

http://www.sohu.com/a/215855724_786236

  • Carta Maior (Brazil – left-wing website, 1.8 million visitors/year), in a left-wing perspective of the consequences of the intangible economy

https://www.cartamaior.com.br/?%2FEditoria%2FPolitica%2FCapitalismo-sem-capital-u213-ou-capital-sem-capitalismo-%2F4%2F39087

  • The Financial Times (letters page) carries a letter from Professor Jonathan Haskel in which he highlights the issue of measuring intangible assets – alluding to the collapse of Carillion.

https://www.ft.com/content/ff6a2d32-ffa2-11e7-9650-9c0ad2d7c5b5

Professor Nelson Phillips was quoted in Elite Business (UK business and management quarterly, circ. 34,000) on how to keep a startup innovative.

http://elitebusinessmagazine.co.uk/people/item/how-to-make-sure-your-startup-keeps-innovating

Dr Jan Ross was in interviewed in a piece in eFinancialCareers on the subject of a new EMBA module on ‘Strategy in Volatile and Uncertain Environments’

https://news.efinancialcareers.com/uk-en/304749/imperial-launches-mba-elective-strategy-volatile-business-environments-sc

Professor George Yip is quoted extensively in Il Sole 24 Ore (leading Italian newspaper) about EMBA partnerships with other business schools. This article was first published in the Financial Times in October 2017. You can read the article by opening it up in Google Chrome and clicking the ‘translate’ button at the top right of the screen.

http://www.ilsole24ore.com/art/management/2017-10-24/la-partnership-corsi-emba-aiuta-offrire-prospettiva-globale-090929.shtml?uuid=AE6WmXuC&refresh_ce=1

January 2018

Professor Jonathan Haskel’s book Capitalism without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy (co-authored with Stian Westlake) has been named one of the Books of the Year by both The Economist and Financial Times.

https://www.economist.com/news/books-and-arts/21732078-best-books-2017-are-about-music-nicotine-and-tsunami-japan-books

https://www.ft.com/content/838ecc26-d62c-11e7-8c9a-d9c0a5c8d5c9

Professor Jonathan Haskel was interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s Start the Week about the themes of his new book, Capitalism without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy (co-authored with Stian Westlake).

You can listen to the piece again on BBC iplayer and the interview starts at 11: 12: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09hp2dr.

The book was also reviewed in The Economist’s arts and books pages: https://www.economist.com/news/books-and-arts/21732512-phrase-you-will-hear-lot-more-years-come-intangible?frsc=dg%7Ce

Professor Jonathan Haskel’s Capitalism Without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy continues to draw plaudits, this time from David Smith, Economics Editor of The Times.

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/book-review-capitalism-without-capital-the-rise-of-the-intangible-economy-by-jonathan-haskel-and-stian-westlake-bfcj787lz

Professor Haskel’s book was also referenced in an article about soft power, in Italian daily Corriere Della Sera…

http://www.corriere.it/opinioni/17_dicembre_26/soft-power-ci-salvera-politica-permettendo-316090da-ea0c-11e7-9b28-00bf098db776.shtml?refresh_ce-cp

…as well as US political daily The Hill, in a piece looking at Donald Trump’s national security strategy in the context of globalisation…

http://thehill.com/opinion/national-security/367055-trumps-national-security-strategy-misses-the-mark-on-globalization

…and finally in The Economic Times (India), in which an excerpt was published.

https://blogs.economictimes.indiatimes.com/et-citings/intangible-resources/

Professor Haskell was also quoted in a piece in The Financial Times looking at the sharing economy.

https://www.ft.com/content/c97eaa72-eaf8-11e7-bd17-521324c81e23

Omar Merlo was recently interviewed for a CIM article on why marketers must set business goals:

https://exchange.cim.co.uk/editorial/why-marketers-must-set-business-goals/

Professor George Yip took part in a panel discussion at Fortune’s Brainstorm Tech International conference in China, talking about how Chinese educators can encourage their students to think more creatively.

http://fortune.com/2017/12/05/china-education-creativity/