Debate: difficult balance between the public economy and the market economyThe Royal European Academy of Doctors-Barcelona 1914 (RAED) and the IESE business school put to the debate during the First Scientific Meeting of the RAED, held in Fuerteventura between 8 and 11 June, the difficult balance between the public economy and market economy. The session was attended by Ginés de Rus, professor of Applied Economics at the University of Las Palmas; the academician of the RAED Francisco Javier Llovera; the IESE Strategic Direction professors Joaquim Vila and Jaume Llopis, the IESE emeritus professor and RAED Senate president Miguel Ángel Gallo, and IESE professor Ahmed Ranema.

Specialist in infrastructure and transport, De Rus explained the paradox of Spain, that have the largest network of motorways in Europe and the second in high-speed routes and insufficient demand, while Llovera affected the serious threat of the strike in the sector of the Spanish stowage. Vila pointed out the difficult path of innovation in sectors accustomed to daily life and Llopis pointed out the importance of leadership in the manager. Gallo recalled the social work of any company and Ramena pointed out some of the challenges and opportunities to invest in Africa.

The session was conducted and moderated by Joan Francesc Corona, director of the Spanish Institute of Family Business and full academician of the RAED.