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On the Podcasts I provide exciting, interdisciplinary insights from talks with experts from academia and industry about different Topics. From the field of economics to physics, from blockchain to pico satellites and from German labour market to china business and economics.

I want to share Knowledge about new trends and developments with open-minded and curious people – people who really want to think outside the box. Enjoy the content, get part of the community.

Oct 23, 2018

Which jobs and tasks are most susceptive to be substituted by robots or being outsourced to low wage countries?

Debates around these questions are not new but still highly emotional. Especially since the times of industrial revolution, the fear of technological unemployment has always been present - from "spinning...


Sep 29, 2018

In this Episode of WUEconomics Outside the Box Podcast I had the chance to talk with two former professional Basketball players Chris Mc Naughton and Christof Henneberger about highlights, challenges, obstacles, the transition to work-life and how pro-athlete mentality prepares and fits into business world. 

 

Among...


Sep 23, 2018

Digital transformation is a huge topic in China and for the Chinese industry. China was mesmerized when Germany introduced the Industry 4.0 strategy in 2012. It did not take long until the Chinese then came up with the strategy “Made in China 2025”.

As they acknowledged that they are still behind in many...


Sep 18, 2018

In this Episode of the Podcast, Doris Fischer, Professor for China Business and Economics at the University of Wuerzburg and I talk about two interesting topics concerning Chinese economic development. (1) The 2-digit growth-rates and the induced process of economic down-cooling. (2) The new growth model and how...


Sep 15, 2018

For several years now, Western companies invest in China and earn good money with that. On the one side the margins of production had been high and on the other side China offered a huge market potential. Therefore, firms went east. 

Once being in China, where the system and regulations are different, they realized...