Ben has written 48 posts for Elbenomics.com

Bitcoin & Co: To buy or not to buy

As cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin are on the rise and people like you and I are considering to invest (or disinvest if you are one of the lucky few, who already possess Bitcoin), I feel that there is a big desire to make (more) well-founded decisions. I am sure some of your friends … Continue reading

Google’s Digital Garage – Free courses on digital marketing

To those of you who want to learn more about digital marketing I recommend to sign up for Google’s Digital Garage. You will find free courses on topics such as search, analytics and social media. Once you have completed all 23 topics, you will be awarded with a Digital Garage Certificate of Online Proficiency issued … Continue reading

Harvard Conference in the Philippines

This is a reminder for all people who are interested in taking part in the life-changing 5-day HPAIR Asia Conference 2015 in mid-August in Manila. Applications for the conference have to be submitted by the final application deadline, May 31. While the speakers have not yet been officially disclosed on the website, here are ten … Continue reading

Career Support Program for STEM-students

Last year we already reported about careerloft’s Career Support Program for exceptional students and graduates. Partner companies of this program are leading German enterprises such as: AUDI BERTELSMANN FRESENIUS METRO GROUP SAP … careerloft is now actively promoting their program to students from STEM disciplines (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) since the majority of the … Continue reading

MUNPlanet: The Ultimate Model United Nations Community

MUNPlanet is not only the best place on the web for knowledge exchange on United Nations topics, but also a platform to read the latest news and ideas on entrepreneurship, youth leadership, sustainable technology and many more future and present world leaders issues. Therefore, I want to share this global and unique opportunity with you. … Continue reading

HPAIR 2015 Asia Conference in Manila

This year’s HPAIR Asia Conference will be hosted in Manila for the first time in 21 years, and it could never have been more perfect and timely. The Philippines is host to numerous regional headquarters, such as the Asian Development Bank, the Southeast Asian Headquarters of the World Health Organization, and geographically, it serves as … Continue reading

Korea and the World – Podcast

Korea and the World is a podcast focusing on socioeconomic and political issues from the perspective of the Korean Peninsula. Run by three Seoul National University graduate students, of whom I got to know one at the HPAIR Harvard Conference 2014, Korea and the World was founded to provide an avenue for academics, experts and … Continue reading

Starting a New Revolution in Education

Technology has evolved at a rapid rate over the last few decades and has had an impactful effect on every field. The importance of technology in our lives has increased multiple folds and education systems have experienced a revolution as well. Kindergarten or college, technology has permeated into every level of education creating greater opportunities … Continue reading

WHU New Year’s Conference 2015

“Cheap Money – Easy Borrowing, Tough Investing?” – In January 2015 Europe’s and World’s leaders in the financial sector will meet at WHU Otto Beisheim School of Management in Vallendar and Koblenz, Germany, to discuss latest topics concerning the world of finance. The diversified and versatile program of the WHU New Year’s Conference 2015 consists … Continue reading

HPAIR 2015 Harvard Conference

As Harvard’s largest annual student connection in Asia, the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) creates a forum of exchange and facilitates discussion of the most important economic, political, and social issues relevant to the Asia-Pacific region. Since 1991, the annual HPAIR conferences have brought together students from the world’s foremost universities and … Continue reading


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