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The Political Economy of Sustainable Development: Policy Instruments and Market Mechanisms

Posted: February 2, 2017 at 5:38 pm   /   Book Reviews, Development, Energy & Environment

Dr. John Olushola Magbadelo, Director for Research at the Centre for African & Asian Studies (Abuja, Nigeria), reviews “The Political Economy of Sustainable Development: Policy Instruments and Market Mechanisms” by Timothy Cadman, et al.

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Labor Market Reform in France would Help Ease Muslim – non-Muslim Tension

Posted: December 15, 2016 at 3:45 pm   /   Economics, Web Articles

Author Adam Millsap asserts that the liberalization of labor markets in France and other European countries would address concerns of immigrant assimilation by providing more economic opportunity for immigrants, which would make it easier for them to adjust to their new surroundings. He concludes that labor market liberalization could also provide long-term economic prosperity for all in France.

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The Evolution of FATA Land into a Hub of Terrorism

Posted: December 15, 2016 at 3:12 pm   /   Security, Web Articles

Author Ahmad Shah Katawazai discusses the development of terrorist elements in the largely ungoverned Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) along the border of Afghanistan and Pakistan, describes its implications for regional and international security, and offers policy prescriptions to combat the continued growth of extremism in the FATA.

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The Big Data Backlash: News Roundup, March 31 – April 7

Posted: April 7, 2014 at 4:22 pm   /   Economics, From the Editors, Law, Politics, Security

All big ideas face a backlash: big data is no different. This week, we’re exploring common criticisms of the use of big data.

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Open Government Data Fuels Private Sector Innovation: Data Jams, Hackathons and Datapaloozas

Posted: March 12, 2014 at 4:41 pm   /   Energy & Environment, Review Issues, Technology, Web Articles

What happens when you put dozens of energy specialists, technology experts and government policymakers in a room? Senior Editor Lauren Caldwell discusses open government data initiatives — including datapaloozas, data jams and hackathons — with a Department of Energy Presidential Innovation Fellow.

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