The rise of the intangible economy

How capitalism without capital became the new business model

18th March, 2018
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Jonathan Haskel, Professor, Imperial College Business School and author of Capitalism without Capital which was named a Book of the Year 2017 by the Economist and the Financial Times. Jonathan Haskel will deliver a keynote at the Ibec Business Leaders Conference

Ireland is part of a “quiet revolution” where business focus has shifted from tangible assets such as machinery, buildings and computers to intangible ones like design, branding and software.

That’s according to Jonathan Haskel, a leading expert on the subject having last year co-penned Capitalism without Capital: The Rise of the Intangible Economy, a commendable examination of this new period of economic history.

Haskel, a Professor of Economics at the Imperial...

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