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Greece: what went wrong and what can still be done

Michalis Haliassos argues the Greek adjustment programme failed because of the programme’s design.

3 ways the BRICS can improve education

To regain its place as a powerhouse for growth, the BRICS countries must fundamentally overhaul the environment that nurtures their young people, writes Miniya Chatterji. 

What does nanotechnology mean for geopolitics?

Given its potential to affect science, health, politics and the military, nanotech research is central to a nation’s power, writes Nayef Al-Rodhan.


East Asia 2015 | Anchoring Trust in East Asia’s New Regionalism

On the occasion of the World Economic Forum on East Asia, the President of Indonesia and other dignitaries share their views on the regional implications of a changing global environment.

Food Quality | Karen Gleason

Karen Gleason from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) on developing a world food safety index.

Education and Infrastructure in the Middle East and North Africa

Gordon Brown on education and infrastructure in the region.

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