April 28, 2016

It's Getting Hard to Write Free Trade Scenarios

Peter Kennedy
Partner

We may have already seen the high-water mark of globalization. 

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March 02, 2016

A Worrisome Recession Scenario

Peter Kennedy
Partner

What will sustain the global economy in these perilous times?

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February 17, 2016

Scenario Planning and Alternative Futures

Peter Kennedy
Partner

Uncluttering the jargon that describes what we do.

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December 31, 2015

Some Upbeat Scenarios for 2016

Peter Kennedy
Partner

When it comes to feel-good scenarios about the future, FSG scenario planners tend to be a circumspect bunch.  Still, on the occasion of New Year's, we're not beyond putting a positive spin on current events.  Here's what gives us hope...

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July 23, 2015

Article on Preparing for Acquisitions - and Scenarios

Patrick Marren
Partner

An article in Acquisitions International by Joseph Feldman has a bit to say about using scenario planning in acquisitions.

The article (see link) begins on p. 13.

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July 16, 2015

Multiple Alternative Future Scenarios Wanted

Patrick Marren
Partner

What to do when Nobel-winning economists disagree? Create alternative scenarios, of course.

The Greek Vouli (Parliament) just approved a series of tough reform measures meant to mollify their creditors and allow it to stay in the euro zone. 

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May 12, 2015

A Gigantic Missed Opportunity?

Patrick Marren
Partner

This week may mark the passing of a great national opportunity for the United States.

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April 09, 2015

An Implausible (But True?) Interest Rate Scenario

Patrick Marren
Partner

Interesting stuff from Brad DeLong​, possibly explaining much of the last decade of economic weirdness:

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September 22, 2014

What if Thomas Piketty is Right about Inequality?

Peter Kennedy
Partner

A FSG conversation on one of the most important economic questions of our time.

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September 15, 2014

Lessons from Scenario Planning

Patrick Marren
Partner

Some things we've learned in several decades of scenario planning.

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