- The Right Social Policies Can Promote Intergenerational Ethics
A new study by Bertelsmann Foundation analyzes fairness between the young and the old, and provides policy solutions for governments in aging societies.
- Social Covenants Must Precede Social Contracts
Fragile states that do not first forge a social covenant will later find it difficult to codify justice in a social contract.
- When Swine Flu Strikes
Given the small overall number of confirmed swine flu cases, the current situation warrants the caution associated with a normal flu season. But domestic and international health care inequities are an underlying pandemic risk factor in a world of global travel.
- Spring 2009 Poetry Contest Winners
Policy Innovations is pleased to announce the winners of its Spring 2009 Poetry Contest. The following five submissions, each from a different city, represent the inspiration we had hoped to spark with this contest. Thank you to all who participated!
- Managing Water Well
The economic stimulus bill signed this week by President Obama includes billions for water projects in the United States, but this is just a drop in the bucket when compared to the need for global water management.
- Liem Giok In
Liem Giok In is the author of Interdependent Economy: From Political Economy to Spiritual Economy. She received her Master's Degree in economics from the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland) in 1974.
- Prahlad Shekhawat
Prahlad Shekhawat is director of the Alternative Development and Research Center in Jaipur, India.