JERRY HAAR, PH.D.

Business, investors, consumers - and nations - will have to navigate 2019's age of anxiety
January 18, 2019 | The Miami Herald
British poet W.H. Auden wrote “The Age of Anxiety” in 1947. But it's an apt description of the economic - not to mention psychosocial - environment in which we find ourselves today. The stock market tanks 600 points in one day then recovers by the same amount the next. Populist politicians make absurd pronouncements that freak out the investment community, and consumers...... more

Latin America in 2019: A Year of Disruption?
January 7, 2019 | Latin Trade
“Disruption”, a much bandied about term during the last several years, is a hallmark of the first quarter of the 21st century. A worldwide phenomenon, it is characterized by a break from the norm and manifested in both positive and negative forms, such as 3D printing and blockchain on the one hand and the dramatic increase in populism and trade protectionism on the other...... more