Tag archive for ‘International Development’
Jewish Business News On Monday, May 18th, 2015

Former PM of the United Kingdom, Gordon Brown: Building the Global Schoolhouse

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email This year is a critical one for education worldwide. Despite a commitment by the international community to guarantee universal primary schooling, some 58 million More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

From Earth Institute at Columbia University, Professor Jeffrey Sachs: Data for Development

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email NEW YORK – The data revolution is rapidly transforming every part of society. Elections are managed with biometrics, forests are monitored by satellite imagery, More...

Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

Harvard Professor Jeffrey Frankel: Asian Games Are Not Zero-Sum

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email  Two society hostesses are rivals. Both guard their social standing jealously – and may even punish a guest who attends the other’s party by withholding future More...

Prof. Kenneth Rogoff On Monday, April 6th, 2015

Professor of Economics at Harvard University Kenneth Rogoff: Will China’s Infrastructure Bank Work?

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email  With China set to lead a new $50 billion international financial institution, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), most of the debate has centered More...

Niva Goldberg On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Israel Joins Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank, Viewed With Disdain by the US

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email The new Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is planning to invest $100 billion in infrastructure projects in Asia, half of which will be allocated by More...

professor Ricardo Hausmann On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

Harvard Professor Ricardo Hausmann: Austerity Is Not Greece’s Problem

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email When looking out a window, it is easy to be fooled by your own reflection and see more of yourself than the outside world. This seems to be the case when US More...

Tibi Singer On Thursday, February 12th, 2015

IMF Says Egypt’s Reforms Starting to Show Results, but Much More Still Needed to Heal the Economy

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday that Egypt’s new economic reforms are beginning to yield positive change, moving away from the drama More...

professor Ricardo Hausmann On Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Harvard Professor Ricardo Hausmann: Redistribution or Inclusion?

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email The issue of rising income inequality loomed large at this year’s World Economic Forum in Davos. As is well known, the United States’ economy has grown More...

Reuters On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Alan Gross to Net $3.2 Million in Compensation

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email   Alan Gross, the contractor freed last week after five years in a Cuban jail will receive $3.2 million from the U.S. government as part of a settlement More...

professor Ricardo Hausmann On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Harvard Professor Ricardo Hausmann: The Productivity of Trust

Facebook0 Twitter Google Plus0 Pinterest0 Email –  The Nobel laureate economist Paul Krugman once quipped that “Canada is essentially closer to the United States than it is to itself.” After all, More...

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