Giorgio Arfaras worked in industry and finance: first at Pirelli – study office, strategy management, secretary to the president and financial management; then at Prime, a financial company of Fiat and then of Generali, as an analyst on Italian and European stocks and then as a manager; finally, at Credit Suisse, as a manager. In 2007 he wrote “Il grand’ammiraglio Zheng He e l’economia globale”. In 2021 he wrote La “Storia non è finita. Dalle origini del Capitalismo alle varianti occidentale e orientale”. He collaborates with newspapers and television.
Richard Bonugli is CEO and Founder of the Cedar Portfolio, an Index of great businesses from around the world aligned with the principles of the Austrian School of Economics and with Market Environmentalism. He hosts a podcast on economics and the financial markets, with some of the best economists and fund managers. As one of the first users of the Internet in the world at MIT, he has setup Internet businesses internationally and is currently leading an initiative to launch a blockchain-based digital security token offering.
Pietro Paganini is the President and Curiosity Officer at Competere, and Prof. at Fox School of Business, Temple University of Philadelphia.
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The Austrian Economics Center and the Hayek Institute organize direct help for the children’s hospital in Ivano-Frankivsk. A first transport with urgently needed medicines (120 packages) and 225kg of baby food is on its way.
Based on the list sent by the hospital, we will purchase and bring the supplies to a meeting point on the Polish-Ukrainian border, where they will be taken over by our contact person. Please help us to make further transports possible!
20 kg of baby food cost about € 100
10 packages of medicines cost on average € 100
Monetary donations (tax-deductible) can be sent to the institute’s account with the payment reference “Children’s Hospital”. Bank details:
Account holder: Hayek Institute
IBAN: AT15 2011 1293 2988 0000
Reference for payment: Children’s Hospital
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