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29 May 2016

The Age of Transparency

The push for ubiquitous surveillance may, oddly enough, result in greater transparency of state practices as the gaps between rhetoric and reality become more visible.

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31 March 2016

Can Central Banks Goose Growth?

In order to avoid the next economic downturn, bold action needs to be taken by the world's central bankers and policymakers.

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1 March 2012

Why We Still Need the World Bank

The author explains in detail the functions of the World Bank and how it has evolved over the years. He also argues that while the bank has adapted to shifts in economic influence and the rise of emerging markets, it must become even more innovative and representative.

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11 September 2011

Carbon Capture and Green Technology

While carbon capture fitted coal plants are opening all over the world, the global demand for cheap energy is climbing. The initial investment for carbon capture technologies, though, is high, and green technologies are struggling to have an impact on pollution levels.

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1 September 2010

Not Ready for Prime Time

The world’s leading international institutions may be outmoded, but Brazil, China, India, and South Africa are not ready to join the helm. Their shaky commitment to democracy, human rights, nuclear nonproliferation, and environmental protection would only weaken the international system’s core values.