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The World Business Academy is a non-profit business think tank and network of business and thought leaders founded in 1986 with the mission to inspire and help business assume responsibility for the whole of society. Our monthly show focuses on the state of the political economy including trends we see emerging in markets and how our listeners can prepare for them.

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Get ready, it's going to be a bumpy ride at some point in the next 12 months, maybe even before the end of 2017. On this month's show Academy President Rinaldo S. Brutoco explains the confluence of policies and circumstances that... more

Recorded on January 25, 2017: While the unpredictability of the young Trump administration makes predictions difficult, Academy President Rinaldo Brutoco breaks down the fundamentals that will impact the unemployment rate, oil... more

What is the first year of the domestic economy likely to look like, given the change in leadership of the executive branch? This episode takes a very detailed look at the various factors that will likely lead to a year of strong economic with... more

A look at the aftermath of the Trump election: will he be the Proud Trump, aiming to be a historically successful leader? Or will he fall into Petulant Trump mode, going after enemies and picking fights that will derail his presidency and... more

Recorded on November 2, 2016, this episode discusses various scenarios and potential impacts to global and US economies resulting from the upcoming election in the US. What are the consequences of a Trump election win? The... more

Recorded on September 17, 2016 There's a reason you have a sinking feeling in the pit of your stomach. The US economy is gearing up for an outstanding 2017. The fundamentals are strong and improving. Wages are growing across... more

The world appears to be in total flux, almost unrecognizable from one day to the next. In this month's show we cover the massive choice being laid bare before the people of the United States and the world: do we continue making progress... more

With the atrocious crisis in Venezuela, the threat of a British Exit from the European Union, and the huge challenge of cooling the entire planet, how will humanity fare this year and beyond? The news actually looks good for the US... more

The World Business Academy is attempting something different—giving our listeners unbiased, expert economic analysis without strings attached. Everyone deserves the financial advice for which big companies pay millions. In this... more

At the top of the show we discuss the positive outlook for the US economy, including rising wages, potential infrastructure funding, and economic anxiety caused by politics. We also discuss the turbulence in Europe caused by a... more