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What is "TED Conference"?

  • 27 August 2018
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TED (Eng.Technology Entertainment Design, Technology, Entertainment, Design) is a personal nonprofit fund known for its annual conferences since 1984.The purpose of the intellectual conference consist of to share unique ideas. The topics of ideas are different:science, art, design, culture, business, global challenges, technologies and entertainment. So far, the TED was made up by former US President Bill Clinton, Nobel laureate James Watson, Bill Gates from Microsof...

ECONOMICS: Interesting Facts and Samples

  • 03 May 2017
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Surprising and interesting facts about the world economy 1.   The average life expectancy of an African man is the lowest in the world - 43.4 years. In Zimbabwe women live on average 43.8 years. Japanese women live almost twice as long - an average of 86.2 years. Men of the tiny state of Andorra live on average up to 80.3 years.2.     In Venezuela beer lovers more than anywhere on Earth, in a year this people consume 83 liters per person.3.     Greeks - the most in...

ECONOMICS: Interesting Facts and Samples

  • 19 April 2017
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WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM    WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM (WEF) is a private foundation established by Swiss economics professor Klaus Martin Schwab.            First named the "European Management Forum", it changed its name to the World Economic Forum in 1987.           The mission of the organization is to engage company (business) leaders, political parties...

ECONOMICS: Interesting Facts and Samples

  • 14 April 2017
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World’s most globalized countries The first five of the world's most globalized countries are Belgium (92.30), Ireland (91.79), the Netherlands (91.33), Austria (89.48) and Singapore (88.89) in the 2013 KOF Index of Globalization. In other words, the top of ranking of the world's most globalized countries is mainly occupied by European countries. According to the rating, Turkey ranked in 43rd, Kazakhstan in 82nd and Azerbaijan is 86th place in 2013. Thus, Timor-Leste ...

ECONOMICS: Interesting Facts and Samples

  • 04 April 2017
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In business, as in any other sphere, there are interesting facts and they are not only interesting, but also can be very useful. We bring to your attention interesting facts about the business that may be useful to you, at least for the general development. 1) Tuesday is the most productive day of the working week. 2) Every day around the world appears about 33 new products, 13 of them are toys. 3) Every day about 65 people became ...

ECONOMICS: interesting facts and samples

  • 25 November 2016
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The Triple Helix concept The concept of the Triple Helix of university-industry-government relationships initiated in the 1990s by Etzkowitz (1993).  The Triple Helix concept interprets the shift from a dominating industry-government dyad in the Industrial Society to a growing triadic relationship between university-industry-government in the Knowledge Society.  The Entrepreneurial University is a central concept to the Triple Helix.  It takes a pro-active stance in...

ECONOMICS: interesting facts and samples

  • 17 October 2016
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Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences Alfred Nobel in his testament did not indicate a need to give an award for achievements in the field of economic sciences. The Bank of Sweden established the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1968 only.  Laureates in the Nobel Prize in Economics first awarded in 1969 to economists Jan Tinbergen and Ragnar Frisch, "for having developed and applied dynamic models for the analysis of economic processes." 76 individuals were award...

ECONOMICS: Interesting Facts and Samples

  • 26 August 2016
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FORBES GLOBAL 2000  The FORBES GLOBAL 2000 ranking is based on a composite score from equally-weighted measures of revenue, profits, assets and market value.  The FORBES GLOBAL 2000 is an annual ranking of the top 2,000 public companies in the world by Forbes magazine. The list has been published since 2003.  The 2016 list features public companies from 63 countries that together account for $35 trillion in revenue, ...

ECONOMICS: Interesting Facts and Samples

  • 12 August 2016
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«KidZania» is a small parks (towns) builded for use by children aged 4-14. The main purpose of this socially significant project, which based on the training principle such as, learning by playing is children to gain practical knowledge and skills on surrounded world (environment) and various professions using visual testing, and technical opportunities. The idea of the project was proposed by the Mexican entrepreneur. Currently, the idea of ...

ECONOMICS: interesting facts and examples

  • 20 April 2016
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  One of the world's largest transnational corporations "Microsoft" (Microsoft Corporation) Company was founded in 1975 began operating with 3 employee. In 2014, The number of employees were 127104.    In the production of software solutions the company's annual turnover in the first year of activities was US $ 16,005, and  in 2000, the company's revenue was 25.3 billion US dollars, and profit was a little more than US $ 7.3 billion.&nb...