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Forecasting the Future of Countries | 11/05/12
Seth Kaplan
Measuring how countries develop is all the rage, but are these indicators examining the most appropriate data? Seth Kaplan says it's time we start looking more at social and political performance. » Publications » Archive » Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016) » Innovations

Do World Bank Country Classifications Hurt the Poor? | 03/12/12
Seth Kaplan
The incoming World Bank president should create a more sophisticated system for classifying countries as low or middle income, using broad development indicators. » Publications » Archive » Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016) » Innovations

The Oil Curse: How Petroleum Wealth Shapes the Development of Nations | 03/12/12
Michael L. Ross, Joanne J. Myers
Is oil a curse? According to Michael Ross, it's not a coincidence that major oil-producing countries have less democracy, fewer opportunities for women, more frequent civil wars, and more volatile economic growth than the rest of the world. » Multimedia » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

The Oil Curse: How Petroleum Wealth Shapes the Development of Nations | 03/12/12
Michael L. Ross, Joanne J. Myers
According to Michael Ross, it's no coincidence that major oil-producing countries have less democracy, fewer opportunities for women, more frequent civil wars, and more volatile economic growth than the rest of the world. » Multimedia » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Valid Solutions for Malnutrition | 04/05/11
Laurance Allen
Health and nutrition pioneer Steve Collins is building a social enterprise to battle severe acute malnutrition with ready-to-use therapeutic foods grown and manufactured in the developing world. » Publications » Archive » Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016) » Innovations

Book Review: "The End of the Free Market" by Ian Bremmer | 05/13/10
Devin T. Stewart
State capitalism differs from free-market capitalism in that politics rather than profit is the main driver of decision-making. For this reason, it threatens to curtail free markets and the global economy. » Publications » Articles, Papers, and Reports

Devin Stewart Interviews Angolan Activist Rafael Marques | 04/15/10
Rafael Marques, Devin T. Stewart
With examples ranging from mobile phones to diamonds, Marques tells of his brave fight to expose the rampant corruption that afflicts Angolan society from top to bottom. The only way to bring about change, he says, is if his fellow Angolans take responsibility for their country. » Multimedia » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

Devin Stewart Interviews Angolan Activist Rafael Marques | 04/14/10
Rafael Marques, Devin T. Stewart
With examples ranging from mobile phones to diamonds, Marques tells of his brave fight to expose the rampant corruption that afflicts Angolan society from top to bottom. The only way to bring about change, he says, is if his fellow Angolans take responsibility for their country. » Multimedia » All Audio, Video, Transcripts

A Slick Solution for Oil Markets | 10/16/08
Susan Aaronson
Although oil prices are declining, the global oil market is out of whack and prices remain high, causing economic suffering around the world. To get things back on track, policymakers will have to attempt some slick solutions. » Publications » Archive » Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016) » Commentary

Building a Foundation of Trust | 04/24/08
Joshua Eisenman
China's presence in Africa is often viewed as part of the scramble for resources, but it also opens the door to U.S.-China cooperation on energy, security, corruption, and health. » Publications » Archive » Policy Innovations Digital Magazine (2006-2016) » Innovations

The September 11 Effect [Full Text] | 11/13/02
Paige Arthur, Omar Noman, Sima Wali, Robert L. Bach, James D. Ross, Nicolas de Torrenté
Since it seems that the leaders of the antiterrorist campaign are scripting their objectives to fit as they go along, the public should be more careful in deciding which policies it wants to support. » Publications » Ethics & International Affairs » Ethics & International Affairs, Volume 16.2 (Fall 2002) » Roundtable: The September 11 Effect

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