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Reliance on Oil and Gas Imports and Economic Growth – India’s New Challenge

Posted: April 27, 2017 at 6:15 pm   /   Economics, Web Articles

Authors Simi Mehta and Mohsin Amin provide a snapshot of India’s energy demand and import scenario and discuss relevant government schemes for fuel efficiency. In addition to offering policy prescriptions, they conclude that due to geopolitical uncertainties and fuel price volatility, India urgently needs to integrate growth in the energy sector with its overall economic growth strategy, and simultaneously ensure the sustainability of the environment.

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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 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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Supplement to the Summer/Fall 2013 Issue: Terror on the Seas: Assessing the Threat of Modern Day Piracy

Posted: February 10, 2014 at 5:00 pm   /   Development, Economics, Law, Regional, Review Issues, Security, Web Articles

Maritime piracy is a major post-Cold War challenge to U.S. and international security. While the Greater Gulf of Aden represents the face of modern maritime piracy, the threat is larger than just the Puntland region of Somalia and the Bab el-Mandeb waterway. Brandon Prins, Ursula Daxevker, and Amanda Sanford look at the current threats posed by modern-day piracy.

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Seeking Student Submissions: Big Data

Posted: January 13, 2014 at 8:05 pm   /   Economics, From the Editors, Law, Politics, Review Issues, Technology

The SAIS Review of International Affairs is now seeking submissions from SAIS students on the topic of Big Data.

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