• Ekonomi

    Sepintas Lalu Tentang Richard Thaler: Pemenang Hadiah Nobel 2017 dalam Sains Ekonomi

    “For example, in 1981, Thaler and Santa Clara University’s Hersh Shefrin advanced an “economic theory of self-control” that describes economic phenomena in terms of people’s inability to control their impulses. Sure, people have no trouble motivating themselves to pick up a $10 bill that they might find on a sidewalk. There is no self-control issue there. But they will have trouble resisting the impulse to spend it. As a result, most people save too little for their retirement years. Economists need to know about such mistakes that people repeatedly make. During a long subsequent career, involving work with UCLA’s Shlomo Benartzi and others, Thaler has proposed mechanisms that will, as…

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    MIER: Cabaran untuk Memperbaiki Kecekapan Sektor Awam

    Artikel di bawah ini, saya fikir penting untuk dibaca. Tajuknya nampak memberi fokus kepada Sektor Awam. Tapi suatu yang menarik dan penting apabila isi kandungannya menyentuh cabaran dunia pekerjaan yang membawa tema: Manusia Vs. Teknologi/Robot. Dalam surat khabar The Star hari ini (23 Februari 2017), Malaysia Employers Faderation (MEF) menjangkakan lebih ramai pekerja akan kehilangan pekerjaan bagi tahun 2017, khususnya sektor yang berkait rapat dengan penggunaan teknologi sebagai faktor pengeluarannya. Salah stau sektor yang dijadikan contoh adalah perbankan. “In 2015, said Shamsuddin (ED for MEF), about 18,000 of those who lost their jobs were from the banking sector due to the introduction of what he termed as “destructive technology”, where…