By Marie Visot
GREAT WITNESS – For the economist, founder of the Asterès firm, freedom, openness and a spirit of innovation remain the best recipes for success.
The economist Nicolas Bouzou is founder of the Asterès firm. On November 17, 18 and 19, it organizes the Saint-Raphaël Meetings: three days of debates and exchanges between leaders, entrepreneurs, intellectuals and political leaders. This year, we will be able to meet the boss of the SNCF Jean-Pierre Farandou, the former Minister of Defense and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves le Drian, the president of Eurogroup Gilles Bonnenfant, the sociologist Gérald Bronner or even the Former Afghan diplomat Chékéba Hachemi.
LE FIGARO.- Geopolitical crises, soaring interest rates, inflation… the global environment is particularly bad for economic agents…
Nicolas BOUZOU. – What is new is that the economy has become the adjustment variable of geopolitical crises. Since the 1950s, economics took precedence over geopolitics. Even countries that, like China and Japan, were on bad terms, intensified their financial and trade relations…