Selected quotes from the book: The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness (2020)

In this book, Morgan Housel shares 19 short stories exploring the strange ways people think about money and proposes advices to how to make better sense of one of life's most important topics. Here are some selected quotes from this book: On social comparison There is no need to risk what you have and need … Continue reading Selected quotes from the book: The Psychology of Money: Timeless Lessons on Wealth, Greed, and Happiness (2020)

Are universities of the past still the future?

Here are selected quotes from “Are universities of the past still the future?” report. " What if the precipitous changes induced by COVID-19 pandemic are also signals that universities in advanced economies have reached peak international students, peak undergraduate degrees, peak campus and peak rankings? " " by 2030, a quarter of universities in the … Continue reading Are universities of the past still the future?

Geopolitical climate risks: Which scenarios are more likely?

Very interesting report by Lloyd’s and the University of Cambridge on possible scenarios to analyze geopolitical climate risks. The basic idea behind the report is that the race to reach net zero as early as possible is not a linear and deterministic trajectory but is rather an uncertain and pliable journey, influenced by human behavior … Continue reading Geopolitical climate risks: Which scenarios are more likely?

On Climate Finance at the Global South

Four ideas that summarize my presentation on Climate Finance at the 8th international conference of Entrepreneurial Finance held in Agadir (Morocco). Climate change threat is multidimensional with systemic environmental, social and economic impacts.  Countries of the global south are the ones that are most affected although their contribution in terms of GHG emissions has been … Continue reading On Climate Finance at the Global South

IFN Roadshow Morocco 2021 : Key takeaways

The key takeaways from the discussion with Gonzalo Rodriguez, Hakim Bensaid, Ismail Filali and Scott Levy are as follows : In only three years of activity, Islamic finance has made important strides in Morocco. To illustrate, 50% of real estate financing in the country was performed by Islamic Banks in 2020;In the banking side, refinancing … Continue reading IFN Roadshow Morocco 2021 : Key takeaways