Die Lust am Fortschritt, die Freude am Morgen, die Sehnsucht nach einer anderen, besseren Welt – davon ist in diesem Land nichts zu spüren. Deutschland ist ein Oberjammergau der Bedenkenhaftigkeit. Eine Abrechnung.
When respected venture capitalist Bill Gurley said tech startup investors are taking on a level of risk not seen since the dotcom bubble days, the reaction in Silicon Valley was a collective sigh of relief: Finally, someone was saying what everyone was thinking.
THE Easterlin paradox, named for economist Richard Easterlin, reckons that higher incomes do not necessarily make people happier. Since Mr Easterlin first made his conjecture in 1974, economists’ views have evolved: money matters, studies suggest, but only up to a point.