Joel Kotkin and Hügo Krüger

Joel Kotkin and Hügo Krüger

Joel Kotkin is the presidential fellow in Urban Futures at Chapman University Hügo Krüger is a structural engineer with working experience in the nuclear, concrete, and oil and gas industry.

Winners and Losers: The Global Economy After COVID

Winners and Losers: The Global Economy After COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic has transformed the world economy in ways that will be debated by pundits and future historians for decades to come. Yet, as hard as it is to predict a disrupted future accurately, the pandemic (not to mention its probable successors) looks likely to produce clear economic winners

Joel Kotkin and Hügo Krüger
Joel Kotkin and Hügo Krüger
COVID-19
COVID-19 and the Ongoing Global Workplace Revolution

COVID-19 and the Ongoing Global Workplace Revolution

For most of the recent past, economic geography has shifted to ever-larger cities across the globe. By the end of the last decade, many were convinced that we were entering a supreme era of the glittering, high-rise “superstar” city that would inevitably swallow all the best bits of the economy,

Joel Kotkin and Hügo Krüger
Joel Kotkin and Hügo Krüger
COVID-19
The Coming Post-COVID Global Order

The Coming Post-COVID Global Order

The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated economics in the West, but the harshest impacts may yet be felt in the developing world. After decades of improvement in poorer countries, a regression threatens that could usher in, both economically and politically, a neo-feudal future, leaving billions stranded permanently in poverty. If this

Joel Kotkin and Hügo Krüger
Joel Kotkin and Hügo Krüger
Africa