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Under a separatist plan, the Catalan government has claimed a mandate for independence. Two million votes or so have been counted in support of a split with Spain.

1. Where is Catalonia located?
2. What is the history of this separatist plan?
3. Why should accounting and business students know about this?
4. According to the article, what economic impacts does this suggest for the business world and the world?

White, T., R. Orihuela, and B. Sills. (2017) How Far Can the Catalan Rebellion Go? Bloomberg, Oct. 2 (Retrievable online at