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  • Syrian refugee children attend a class at their camp in Amman Forum Article

    Why we need a new approach to children’s rights

    Two tragic and haunting images have emerged this year: hooded Islamic State executioners holding their… more

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    Why China and the US should work together

    The biggest economic news of the year came almost without notice: China has overtaken the United States… more

  • U.S. dollar notes are seen in this picture illustration taken at the Bank of Taiwan in Taipei Forum Article

    A beginner’s guide to quantitative easing

    We're just about to head into the eighth year of massive, worldwide "quantitative easing," or QE, and there… more

  • A job seeker walks past a corridor of a commercial building in Tokyo Forum Article

    Can digital create jobs for Europe’s youth?

    It is a crucial time for Europe, with the new European Commission under President Jean-Claude Juncker… more

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    How to teach students how to learn

    In my recent post on personalized learning, I highlighted Summit Public Schools as an example of how… more

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    Measuring risk in Europe’s banking stress test

    In November 2014, the ECB published its asset quality review (AQR) and comprehensive… more

  • England and Scotland stickers are seen as shoppers queue in a sweet shop in Berwick Upon Tweed in Northumberland Forum Article

    Should Scotland be given full income tax powers?

    The Centre for Macroeconomics (CFM) – an ESRC-funded research centre including the University of… more

  • A man poses for photos as solar halo is seen in the sky of Brasilia Forum Article

    Pay attention: how to improve your memory

    Memories don't just happen on their own. You have to, quite literally, pay attention. "The process [of… more

  • austeritynotworking Forum Article

    Can we measure the benefits of government spending?

    G20 leaders have put growth and employment at the centre of the global agenda. To spur collective… more

  • A lock and chain secures an access gate to a house in Goussainville-Vieux Pays, a ghost village, north of Paris Forum Article

    10 decisions that could block your success

    Perspective is a funny thing. Look forward and the path seems uncertain, the future unpredictable. Look back… more

  • nanoscience Forum Article

    A breakthrough in nanoelectronics

    Researchers at MIT say they have carried out a theoretical analysis showing that a family of two-dimension… more

  • global governance Forum Article

    A new way of measuring social progress

    In a 1968 speech, Robert Kennedy recognized gross national product “measures everything in short… more