Paul Collier

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First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

How Will We Feed 9 Billion?

Image credit National Geographic, Photographer George Steinmetz When we think about threats to the environment, we tend to picture cars and smokestacks, not dinner. But the truth is, our need for food poses one of the biggest dangers to the planet. ... [Published SeekerBlog - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Now is the time to move for peace

:10Yesterday marked the 3rd anniversary of President Thein Sein's invitation for a nationwide ceasefire. On this 3rd anniversary, the government's Union Peacemaking Working Committee (UPWC), the Nationwide Ceasefire Coordination Team (NCCT), representing ... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 2 reports

4 Wars make no economic sense yet they still happen

A century has passed since the start of the first World War, which many people at the time declared was “the war to end all wars”.Unfortunately wars just kept happening. And with the headlines from Ukraine getting scarier by the day, this seems like a ... [Published Irish Times - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 2 reports

Paul Krugman Mostly Right on War and Authoritarian Adventurism

Horse Collaborative First, please don't hate me. Even a blind pig can find ... and all that. New YorkTimes columnist and economics Nobelist Paul Krugman's columntoday, " WhyWe Fight ," explains why war keeps breaking out in the modernage. Recall that ... [Published REASON Online - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Krugman Gets One Right

Even a blind warthog stumbles on an acorn every once in a while. In today’s column, Paul Krugman rejects the typical leftist explanation of why we go to war.What was the reason for the war in Kuwait? For the left wing of the political spectrum (including ... [Published Forbes.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 18 2014 - Updated Aug 18 2014 - 1 reports

Africa: Twists and Turns in Africa-Europe Trade Talks

By Kingsley IghoborSixty-one heads of government and other top-level officials from African and European countries converged last March in Brussels, the de facto European Union capital, to discuss mutual relations. After two days of deliberations, they ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 18 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

The value of unpaid internships

Re: Bell Canada ends controversial unpaid internship program, Aug. 12Bell Canada ends controversial unpaid internship program, Aug. 12When an “employee” does for free what an “employer” won’t pay for, it would appear that both parties have agreed that ... [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 14 2014 - Updated Aug 14 2014 - 1 reports

First PiAS to be held in September

:05 (GMT+05:00)By Sara RajabovaProperty Investor Africa is organizing its inaugural Property Investor Africa Summit (PiAS) on Real Estate in Africa.The summit will be held on September 19, 2014 in the United Kingdom's capital city London.It is aimed at ... [Published Azer News - Aug 14 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

PEUGEOT : Automotive Policy and the Rest of Us

It was a little surreal to learn of a new automotive policy that had just been proposed for Nigeria . A close mimic of the import substitution industrialisation strategy made famous by Latin American economist, Raul Prebisch , from his time as the Executive ... [Published 4 Traders - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 10 2014 - Updated Aug 10 2014 - 1 reports

Upbeat mood at spring edition of show.

The UK’s most comprehensive fashion exhibition closed its first day on a high, with buyers and exhibitors alike reporting an upbeat mood across the full spectrum of the show.The UK’s most comprehensive fashion exhibition closed its first day on a high, ... [Published Womens Wear Buyer - Aug 10 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 2 reports

The 2014 Brookings Blum Roundtable: Jump-starting Inclusive Growth in the Most Difficult Environments

« PreviousKemal Derviş, Strobe Talbott and Richard C. Blum |July 31, 2014 10:35amThe start of the 21st century has been an auspicious period for global economic development. In the 1990s, a mere 13 emerging economies succeeded in growing at a speed at ... [Published Brookings Institution - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Paul Collier on African Agriculture and Urbanization

Paul Collier, author of The Bottom Billion, is a  thoroughly reliable source  on development economics and development policy options. In a recent review of Roger Thurow’s new book, The Last Hunger Season , Paul Collier asks: “Why is Africa so dependent ... [Published SeekerBlog - Jul 30 2014]

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How Will We Feed 9 Billion? [Published SeekerBlog - Aug 26 2014]
Trade between two unequal partners [Published Daily Star Egypt - Aug 25 2014]
Top news: Why wars never end, Obama's crackdown... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 25 2014]
Now is the time to move for peace [Published Eleven Myanmar - Aug 20 2014]
4 Wars make no economic sense yet they still ha... [Published Irish Times - Aug 19 2014]
War doesn't pay but it still keeps happening [Published Business Times Singapore - Aug 19 2014]
Paul Krugman Mostly Right on War and Authoritar... [Published REASON Online - Aug 18 2014]
Paul Krugman Mostly Right on War and Authoritar... [Published Hit & Run - Aug 18 2014]
Krugman Gets One Right [Published Forbes.com - Aug 18 2014]
Wonkbook: The social and economic story behind ... [Published Ezra Klein - Aug 18 2014]
Abbreviated pundit round-up: A teachable moment... [Published Daily Kos - Aug 18 2014]
Africa: Twists and Turns in Africa-Europe Trade... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 18 2014]
The value of unpaid internships [Published Toronto Star Online - Aug 14 2014]
First PiAS to be held in September [Published Azer News - Aug 14 2014]
Africa-Europe: When threats determine trade ties [Published The Africa Report - Aug 13 2014]
Global Investors Eyeing Malawi [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 13 2014]
PEUGEOT : Automotive Policy and the Rest of Us [Published 4 Traders - Aug 11 2014]
Upbeat mood at spring edition of show. [Published Womens Wear Buyer - Aug 10 2014]
The burden and joys of manufacturing [Published Daily Newswatch - Aug 10 2014]
10 Books We’re Reading This Summer [Published Acumen Fund Blog - Aug 08 2014]
New facility to focus on materials [Published ASM International - Aug 08 2014]
Human Rights: from universalism to pragmatism [Published open Democracy News Analysis - - Aug 07 2014]
At UN On Burundi, Still No Answers on Mbonimpa'... [Published Inner City Press - Aug 07 2014]
The 2014 Brookings Blum Roundtable: Jump-starti... [Published Brookings Institution - Jul 31 2014]
The 2014 Brookings Blum Roundtable: Jump-starti... [Published Brookings Up Front - Jul 31 2014]
Nera Telecommunications : Senate Budget Committ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 30 2014]
Craig Hickok [Published Cedar Rapids Gazette - Jul 30 2014]
Paul Collier on African Agriculture and Urbaniz... [Published SeekerBlog - Jul 30 2014]
Operating in conflict zones: lessons from a fin... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 28 2014]
‘The U.S. should wake up & smell the coffee of ... [Published Guyana Chronicle Online - Jul 27 2014]
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How Will We Feed 9 Billion? [Published SeekerBlog - Aug 26 2014]
Image credit National Geographic, Photographer George Steinmetz When we think about threats to the environment, we tend to picture cars and smokestacks, not dinner. But the truth is, our need for food poses one of the biggest dangers to the planet. ...
Paul Krugman Mostly Right on War and Authoritar... [Published Hit & Run - Aug 18 2014]
<p><img alt="Putin On Horse Shirtless" height="263" src="http://cloudfront-assets.reason.com/assets/db/14083859587768.jpg" title="Riding shirtless is no longer distracting enough|||Horse Collaborative" width="350" style="float: right;"/&gt;First, please ...
Wonkbook: The social and economic story behind ... [Published Ezra Klein - Aug 18 2014]
Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara ( @pkollipara ). To subscribe by e-mail, click  here . Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click  here . Follow ...
10 Books We’re Reading This Summer [Published Acumen Fund Blog - Aug 08 2014]
What are you reading? It is a common question here at Acumen, an organization full of avid readers constantly trading favorite book titles that discuss leadership, impact, development and branding. Here are 10 stellar books we’re reading this summer. ...
The 2014 Brookings Blum Roundtable: Jump-starti... [Published Brookings Up Front - Jul 31 2014]
The start of the 21st century has been an auspicious period for global economic development. In the 1990s, a mere 13 emerging economies succeeded in growing at a speed at least twice that of the OECD countries, enabling rapid convergence on Western ...
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