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Economics

“It Is Good to Be a Banker”

Marcos Eguiguren is Executive Director of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV). He explains in an interview how bankers foster social change.

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Internal Migration and Urbanization in Bangladesh

Internal migration is a driving force behind Bangladesh's economic growth but it has ambiguous consequences on the social level.

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Exclusion Through Citizenship

How does national citizenship play a role in the maintenance and reproduction of global inequalities?

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The Emergence of New Donors

South-South cooperation thrives, but efforts remain fragmented. International institutions need to adjust to the reality of a new distribution of power.

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Bring 'the' Economy to the Community

Renowned sociologist Saskia Sassen discusses her latest book “Expulsions”

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Africa’s Young Population: Will it Help Africa Take Off?

Will high birth rates make Africa’s economies rise?

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Social Commerce Tightens China's Grip on the Internet

What sounds like a simple financial deal between two private companies could pave the way for stronger internet control in China.

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Environmental Activists Take Back the Power

Governments are no longer the ones who rule the world, the power shifted to global megacorporations.

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Dandelion Rubber

Establishing sustainable alternative soures are likely to prevent future production shortfalls.

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Green Growth in Southeast Europe

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Only for Geeks

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Introduction: Doing Business

Why the economic factor is more important than ever

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