World Business Academy
About This Show
The World Business Academy is a non-profit business think tank and network of business and thought leaders founded in 1986 with the mission to inspire and help business assume responsibility for the whole of society.
Our monthly show focuses on the state of the political economy including trends we see emerging in markets and how our listeners can prepare for them.
Most Recent Episode
What Does the First Year of the Trump Economy Look Like?
Dec 6 16
What is the first year of the domestic economy likely to look like, given the change in leadership of the executive branch? This episode takes a very detailed look at the various factors that will likely lead to a year of strong economic with a cloudy and questionable future thereafter.
The conversation includes deeper dives on the various industries that have been reigned in by regulation (banking, health insurance, big pharma) and how these industries will profit under the next administration, likely at the expense of American consumers.
The global outlook includes a discussion of the turmoil throughout Europe and the role of Russia, hackers, and the economics of the global oil market.
What are some of the strategies to employ workers displaced by automation? What investments should you be avoiding in the coming inflationary cycle? How can you protect your assets in a rapidly changing political economy? We attempt to answer these questions and more.