About Vikram @mansharamani
Vikram Mansharamani is a lecturer at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. He is also the author of “Boombustology: Spotting Financial Bubbles Before They Burst” and is a regular commentator in the financial and business media.
Vikram’s Recent Stories
Economy Dec 14How to run a meeting that doesn’t suck
Meetings have a terrible reputation in business and for understandable reasons.
Economy Dec 03Will these fringe technologies become the future of clean energy?
As the public and private sectors collaborate on energy and climate matters to help slow carbon emissions, it is worth pondering other technologies and how they may affect the future of energy.
Economy Nov 24Move over turkey. Here comes the Thanksgiving ham
Can you imagine a Christmas ham on your Thanksgiving dinner table in place of the traditional turkey? It’s a scenario some agricultural economists have been worrying about for months.
Economy Nov 19Is China’s one-child policy to blame for its economic slowdown?
China’s one-child policy created a demographic wave that is beginning to crash on the economy.
Economy Nov 16Column: Water wars are coming
Climate change and food-driven water demand are creating a toxic cocktail that may shock global stability.
Economy Oct 29Cuba’s semi-untouched markets offer rare opportunity for U.S. businesses
With the recent thawing of relations between Cuba and the United States, expectations are running high for political normalization between the two countries and the promising economic opportunities that should come with it.
Economy Oct 15Could lithium become the new oil?
Lithium, a crucial ingredient in batteries, may one day eclipse oil as a source of geopolitical and economic power.
Economy Oct 09Career tip: Embrace your planning, but beware your plans
What if I told you that committing to planning is the best choice you could make and that committing to a plan is just about the worst?…
Economy Sep 17What you need to know about the Fed’s potential interest rate hike
How can an interest rate set by the Federal Reserve affect you?…
Economy Sep 105 leadership lessons we can learn from Queen Elizabeth II
Anyone that’s survived in a challenging job as long as the Queen can teach us a thing or two.