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

This year is a critical one for education worldwide. Despite a commitment by the international community to guarantee universal primary schooling, some 58 million of the world’s most marginalized children remain More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

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

NEW YORK – The data revolution is rapidly transforming every part of society. Elections are managed with biometrics, forests are monitored by satellite imagery, banking has migrated from branch offices to More...

Professor Jeffrey Frankel On Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

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

 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 invitations. China and the United States seem More...

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

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

 With China set to lead a new $50 billion international financial institution, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), most of the debate has centered on the United States’ futile efforts to discourage More...

Niva Goldberg On Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

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

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 China. More than 40 countries have already announced More...

professor Ricardo Hausmann On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

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

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 observers, influenced by their own country’s 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

The International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday that Egypt’s new economic reforms are beginning to yield positive change, moving away from the drama and rancor that started in 2011, Reuters reported Investments More...

professor Ricardo Hausmann On Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Harvard Professor Ricardo Hausmann: Redistribution or Inclusion?

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 significantly over the past three decades, but the More...

Reuters On Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Alan Gross to Net $3.2 Million in Compensation

  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 with his employer, the U.S. Agency for International More...

professor Ricardo Hausmann On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

Harvard Professor Ricardo Hausmann: The Productivity of Trust

–  The Nobel laureate economist Paul Krugman once quipped that “Canada is essentially closer to the United States than it is to itself.” After all, most of its citizens live in a narrow band along More...

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