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Want a more sustainable society? We need to talk about capitalism, argues CBS researcher

Like a chameleon, capitalism has changed over the years. Now, we are standing on the verge of a new crisis, and either capitalism will change again, or be replaced by something else, argues CBS researcher, Lara Monticelli. She has established a world-wide network of researchers who are trying to explore and rethink capitalism – and we might want to look to India for living proof that “real utopias” are possible.

A startup story about life, death and hugs for the head

WIRTH Hats took its very first steps in the corridors at CBS. It all started with a simple idea and a great passion for hats. But it turned into something completely different. Something bigger and much more than hats.

Ashamed of flying? It’s both a good and a bad thing, says CBS researcher

The phenomenon of flight shame is spreading, but researchers don’t know why we feel like this or what the consequences of it are. Assistant Professor Florian Kock from CBS is going to investigate the nagging feeling that, according to him, can end up making even more people choose to fly. It’s quite paradoxical.  

Are we all con artists?

The disclosure of several cases of white-collar crime worth millions and billions of Danish kroner marked 2018 as the year of fraud and greed. But what makes us commit large-scale fraud, or fiddle our income tax? CBS WIRE asked two researchers who say that it’s a basic human phenomenon that is unlikely to go away.

Unique field-based program in Uganda is a playground for students

Only one program at CBS allows students to take hands-on classes in the field, spend up to three weeks in a developing country, and work with a local partner university. Over the last eight years, Associate Professor Thilde Langevang – together with her colleague Søren Jeppesen – has organized this unique study program, and she wants experiential learning to play a greater role in CBS’ future plans.

University paper at CBS: 40 years of writing

A university paper has been sharing CBS’ stories for 40 years. Stories that have brought students and staff closer together, overthrown a president, and just made people smile. One of the founders, two former journalists, and the President of CBS Students tell the story about the university paper.

Let your face or your car do the paying

The digitalization of our everyday lives is making simple things such as purchases ever more convenient. At Spisestuerne, you can now pay with your finger, but in the future, you could pay with your face or let your car automatically deal with the parking fee. But what are the consequences of introducing biometric technologies, and are we even ready for them?

Why are case competitions so popular?

Companies and students are increasingly finding case competitions relevant – both to host and to take part in. But why? Students, the Head of Business Relations and Career Services at CBS, Grundfos, and QVARTZ give their suggestions and some of them question the format of case competitions. Because, are case competitions bringing out the most innovative ideas?

Crypto fever

Investors speculate about when to sell their crypto currencies, banks are being skeptical, yet others hope for a reformation of the monetary system and the downfall of banks. Crypto currencies, like Bitcoin, – whether we like them or not – are here to stay. But how will they change our society? We asked a philosopher, an investor, and the founders of the organization, CryptoWomen.

Cracks appear in CBS’ brand after discarded research report

On a scale of 1 to 10, the CBS brand has been compromised to a level 5, says brand experts Mads Mordhorst, CBS, and Nikolaj Stagis, Stagis A/S. Read President Per Holten-Andersen’s assessment of the case involving an agricultural report and a serious breach of good research practice.