Emerging Global Governance (EGG): An Economist’s Perspective
Justin Yifu Lin and Yan Wang
Emerging Global Governance (EGG): An Economist’s Perspective 31st August 2016

Economists Justin Lin and Wang Yan are the authors of this first commentary in the Emerging Global Governance (EGG)...

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risk, governance, climate change, politics, bureaucracy, macrorisk, economics
Karl T. Muth
Risk, Fast and Slow 17th August 2016

Karl Muth explores the challenge of acknowledging the stubbornly slow pace of some global risks. Our political systems...

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How America Might Yet Prove LKY Wrong: Why Offshore Balancing is Economically Se
Danny Quah
How America Might Yet Prove LKY Wrong: Why Offshore Balancing is Economically Sensible But Can Do Even Better 9th August 2016

Danny Quah explores why America still needs a grand strategy for doing good in the world. A story that circulates...

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basic income, minimum income, policy, public policy, welfare, benefits
Karl T. Muth
Why I'm a Basic Income Advocate 8th August 2016

Karl Muth explains why basic incomes should transcend typical left right divides. It isn’t obvious to most of my...

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Michael Faubert and Amy Wood
Regulatory Harmonization in International Trade: A Categorical or Conditional Imperative? 26th July 2016

Michael Faubert and Amy Wood explore the theoretical and normative assumptions embedded within the harmonization...

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Asia’s New Normal: Making Multilateralism Work with Multipolarity
Samir Saran and Ashok Malik
Asia’s New Normal: Making Multilateralism Work with Multipolarity 22nd July 2016

Samir Saran and Ashok Malik set out the need for a sustainable and inclusive pan-Asian governance platform. Since the...

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In the Anthropocene we are Responsible for the Planet’s Future
James (Jai) Syvitski & Brett Cherry
In the Anthropocene we are Responsible for the Planet’s Future 21st July 2016

James (Jai) Syvitski and Brett Cherry argue that for scientists the Anthropocene has been a wakeup call. On this...

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Brexit was a Rational Vote by the Losers from Global Trade
Avinash Persaud
Brexit was a Rational Vote by the Losers from Global Trade 30th September 2016

Efforts should be made to up-skill workers and build them affordable homes near the new jobs, writes Avinash Persau....

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Australia, Climate Change and the Great Barrier Reef
David Ritter
Australia, Climate Change and the Great Barrier Reef 30th September 2016

David Ritter explores the World’s confusion over Australia’s lack of action over the deteriorating state of...

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Big Fish or Little Fish — Who Should the International Criminal Court Target?
Mark Kersten
Big Fish or Little Fish — Who Should the International Criminal Court Target? 29th September 2016

Mark Kersten explores what kind of criminal warrants the attention of the ICC. The trial of Ahmad al Faqi al Mahdi...

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Decolonization—Bot Western Liberals—Established Human Rights on the Global Agend
Steven L. B. Jensen
Decolonization — Not Western Liberals — Established Human Rights on the Global Agenda 29th September 2016

Human rights scholarship and advocacy claim to be grounded in universality, yet both are anything but in their...

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Drawing on Universal Design Principles in Interdisciplinary Teaching
Jan Lüdert
Drawing on Universal Design Principles in Interdisciplinary Teaching 28th September 2016

How can we foster inter-disciplinary understandings of complex global issue? To foster a more comprehensive and...

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You’ll Probably Live to be 100. Here’s how you need to Prepare for It.
Peter Vanham
You’ll Probably Live to be 100. Here’s how you need to Prepare for It. 28th September 2016

Peter Vanham explores what we, as individuals, may have to do to live in an aging world. Here’s a shocking...

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Welcoming Refugees despite the State
Bue Rübner Hansen and Cameron Thibos
Welcoming Refugees despite the State 26th September 2016

In this interview, Bue Rübner Hansen and Cameron Thibos explore how cities and activists across Europe are fighting...

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Ayse Kaya and Anita Desai
COP21 and the Paris Agreement: Change and Status Quo 22nd August 2016

This essay examines the latest inter-state negotiations on climate change at COP-21 and argues that the Paris Agreement...

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Complex Emergencies 2.0: Dumb Phones, Smart People and the Art of Humanitarian C
Amy Rhoades
Complex Emergencies 2.0: Dumb Phones, Smart People and the Art of Humanitarian Communications 25th July 2016

An arc of instability from Afghanistan through the Middle East to West Africa is leading to unprecedented displacement...

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Sylvia Szabo, Sabu Padmadas, and Jane Falkingham
Urbanisation and Access to Improved Water Sources: Evidence from Least Developed Countries 13th January 2016

The pace of urbanisation in the 21st century has been phenomenal especially in lower middle and low income countries....

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Book Review: Global Democratic Theory: A Critical Introduction
Reviewed by Jonathan W. Kuyper
Book Review: Global Democratic Theory: A Critical Introduction 27th September 2016

Global Democratic Theory: A Critical Introduction by Daniel Bray and Steven Slaughter. Cambridge: Polity Press, 2015....

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Book Review: Neoliberalism and Terror: Critical Engagements
Reviewed by Mabel González Bustelo
Book Review: Neoliberalism and Terror: Critical Engagements 16th September 2016

Neoliberalism and Terror: Critical Engagements edited by Charlotte Heath-Kelly, Christopher Baker-Beall and Lee Jarvis...

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Reviewed by Alice Evans
Book Review: The Politics of Inclusive Development: Two Books; One Title 2nd September 2016

The Politics of Inclusive Development: Policy, State Capacity, and Coalition Building. Teichman. Basingstoke, Hampshire...

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