Friday, May 24, 2019

AI for Human Development

The excitement surrounding artificial intelligence nowadays reflects not only how AI applications could transform businesses and economies, but also the hope that they can...

Impact of Brexit on Kuwaiti firms and individuals

Regardless of the massive political divisions among the public and MPs in the United Kingdom and the European Union (EU) toward Brexit, the harmful...

Unlocking Public Wealth

After World War I ended, Havana emerged as one of the world’s most vibrant cities. During the first half of 1920, rising sugar prices...

Toward a New Global Charter

In August 1941, even before the United States had entered World War II, British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and US President Franklin D. Roosevelt...

Saving Children from having Children

My country is overwhelmed with teen pregnancies. In 2013, the United Nations Population Fund estimated that Guyana had the second-highest rate of adolescent pregnancy...

Ides of the Climate Crisis

On the Ides of March (March 15), the day by which ancient Romans were expected to settle their debts, young people in 60 countries...

Decision Time for the Future of Corporate Taxation

At first glance, it appears to be a bureaucratic meeting like any other. But the discussions at the OECD in Paris at the end...

Future of Economic Growth

Last month, I wrote about the growing divide between economic theory and real-world economic conditions, and reminded readers that economics is still a social...

Right Investments to Address the Human Capital Crisis

For 75 years, the World Bank has been at the forefront of development, helping countries make smart investments to prepare their citizens for the...

The World Has Failed Children in Conflict Zones

This Human Rights Day (December 10) marks the 70th anniversary of the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights....

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