Tag: Current Affairs

  • Why consume the most recent news?

    Here is another left-over question from my recent talk: How do you think about when it makes sense for to consume the most-recent news, in light of Robin Hanson’s “news isn’t about info”? 

  • My take on why Singapore works so well

    That is the topic of my new Bloomberg column, of course I am considering only one small piece of a larger puzzle.  Here is one bit: I view the development of Singaporean civil service culture as one

  • MAGA?

    US exports increased 14.4 percent from YTD April 2016 to YTD April 2018, from $725.8 billion to $830.5 billion. US imports increased 16.5 percent from YTD April 2016 to YTD April 2018, from $886.2

  • The safety net in Ethiopia

    They are participants in Ethiopia’s Urban Productive Safety Net Project, which was launched in 2017 and is among the largest social programmes in sub-Saharan Africa (outside South Africa) designed