Tuesday April 7, 2020

The rise of the intangible economy

How capitalism without capital became the new business model

18th March, 2018
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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