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By Project Syndicate - Nov 07,2019
By Peter SingerPRINCETON — Last month, the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences was awarded to three pioneers in using randomised controlled trials (RCTs) to fight poverty in low-income countries: Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer.
By Project Syndicate - Nov 07,2019
By Shang-Jin WeiNEW YORK — Although many societies aspire to provide equal opportunities for everyone, that is easier said than done. People born into different economic and social statuses have unequal educational or financial starting points.
By Project Syndicate - Nov 07,2019
By Christopher R.
By Project Syndicate - Nov 06,2019
By Daron AcemogluCAMBRIDGE — The increase of greenhouse-gas emissions (GHGs) in the atmosphere has caused average global surface temperatures to rise by almost 1°C over the past century.
By Project Syndicate - Nov 06,2019
By Mauricio CárdenasNEW YORK — Last year, according to BP’s Statistical Review of World Energy, Latin America produced 8.6 million barrels of oil per day (bpd), nearly 9 per cent of the world’s total oil output.
By Project Syndicate - Nov 06,2019
By Kandeh K. YumkellaFREETOWN, Sierra Leone — Each year, exposure to household air pollution (HAP) kills 4.3 million people, more than HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined.
By Project Syndicate - Nov 06,2019
By Mark RoeCAMBRIDGE — Back in August, the Business Roundtable, which comprises the chief executive officers of America’s largest companies, with combined annual revenues of more than $7 trillion, updated its long-standing statement regarding corporate purpose.
By Project Syndicate - Nov 04,2019
By Kemal DervişWASHINGTON, DC — The notion of an “international” civil service goes back a century, to the establishment of the League of Nations after World War I.
By Project Syndicate - Nov 04,2019
By Robert SkidelskyLONDON — In September, New York’s Metropolitan Opera announced that Plácido Domingo had withdrawn from all future engagements there, following allegations of sexual harassment made by several women, including a soprano who said he grabbed her bare breast.
By Project Syndicate - Nov 04,2019
By Sam RainsyPARIS — Nearly seven decades after Cambodia gained independence from France, its people are still struggling for the right to determine their future.

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