Valuating intellectual capital

What Are YOU Worth?  March 21, 2011 – 02:40 pm
one_dollar

That’s the question that I think about regularly as part of the social new world order.  The answer: One US dollar according to the US Bureau of Chemistry and Soils.

That seems low to me.  So if you’re looking to get more than a buck for your body, one idea is to sell your individual organs.  However, since that’s illegal, an alternative might be to tan your skin for sale as ‘leather’. According to the same research, your skin would be worth about $3.50 if it were sold as ‘cowhide’, which runs around $0.25 per square foot. So, if you take the dollar’s worth of elements that comprise your body and add the value of your ‘tanned hide’, you might be worth as much as $4.50.

Now it is also possible, that US bureau is looking in the wrong place to assess your value.   For example, one might argue that your value is comprised of various elements: 

  1. Physical capital – is $1.00 according to the periodic table of elements; 
  2. Financial capital – it the amount you have saved or inherited from your parents; 
  3. Intellectual capital – equals what you know and how much you earn during your career; 

Source: OpenMatters » OpenMatters – Board Advisor | Social Enterprise Strategy

El Salvador: Post-Conflict Reconstruction (Independent Evaluation Group Studies)
Book (World Bank Publications)

You might also like:

For Democracys Future: Education Reclaims Our Civic Mission (Part 1)
For Democracys Future: Education Reclaims Our Civic Mission (Part 1)
1. Finance and Insurance as Powerful Forces in Our Economy and Society
1. Finance and Insurance as Powerful Forces in Our Economy and Society
Senate Session 2011-10-03 (15:00:17-16:27:46)
Senate Session 2011-10-03 (15:00:17-16:27:46)

American Holocausts, and the Lies we Love to tell ourselves

INTRODUCTION TO THE NEW EDITION
In 1993, I came across a review of a book about people who deny that the Nazi Holocaust actually occurred. I wrote to the author, a university professor, telling her that her book made me wonder whether she knew that an American holocaust had taken place, and that the denial of it put the denial of the Nazi one to shame. So great and deep is the denial of t... August (Pantheon Books, NY, 1994), chapters 4 and 5; Hearings Before the Committee on Armed Services and the Committee on Foreign Relations, US Senate, 25 June 1951, pp. 3113-4, re the Japanese offer in July via the Soviet Union; New York Times, 11 August 1993, p. 9
Taken from Killing Hope: U.S. Military and CIA Interventions Since World War II; by William Blum
email:bblum6@aol.com

Robert Fisk Interview

Two common items circulating among progressives on the Internet after September 11 have been Robert Fisk's dispatches for the London Independent and W.H. Auden's poem 'September 1, 1939.' The last stanza of that poem begins: 'All I have is a voice/To undo the folded lie.' That's what Fisk does: He uses his voice to expose falsehoods and highlight injustice and, as Auden put it, to 'exchange mess... the perspective of how many dead over how many years, the surprise to me is that we didn't see planes flying into buildings long ago. How come it took so long? This is not an excuse for these wicked crimes against humanity, but I'm very surprised this didn't happen earlier. And if we go into Iraq as well, then stand by for more bin Ladens.
Matthew Rothschild is Editor of The Progressive.

Why buy new? Thrift shops merge hunger for greenness and bargains  — Elgin Courier News
In numbers of stores, Goodwill also is the dominant player in Fox Valley thrift-selling. Goodwill Industries of Southeastern Wisconsin owns and operates store donation centers at 260 Randall Road in South Elgin; 7777 Miller Road in Carpentersville; 140 S.

World Bank Publications Egypt: Positive Results from Knowledge Sharing and Modest Lending - an IEG Country Assistance Evaluation 1999-2007 (Independent Evaluation Group Studies)
Book (World Bank Publications)
Opening the Field
Opening the Field
Doha 2010 - The Global Redesign Imperative
Doha 2010 - The Global Redesign Imperative
Evaluation of the Dagum-Slottje method to estimate household human capital [An article from: Structural Change and Economic Dynamics]
Book (Elsevier)

Related posts:

  1. Evaluation of intellectual capital
  2. Valuating intellectual property
  3. Valuating relational capital
  4. Valuating intellectual company
  5. Selling intellectual capital