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Rewarding performance -- and luck

Eitan Zemel passes on this wonderful story about psychologists Kahneman and Tversky. Early in their careers, back in the 1960s, they reviewed a performance reward system used by the Israeli air force. 187 more words

Global Economy

Will 'Rising Powers' lower global labour and environmental standards?

By Khalid Nadvi

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A recent special issue in Oxford Development Studies explores how new players from the Rising Powers (mot notably China, Brazil and India) may challenge the global ‘rules of the game’ on social and environmental issues. 919 more words

Ricky Shetty The Daddy Blogger

Ricky’s secret to success with YVR Bloggers, Foodies and Masterminds is simple. Don’t wait to start. I believe he has a point. Ricky has found success with Daddy Blogger and his event series. 24 more words

A Second World Bank: Do We Really Need Two?

In July 1944, as the “beginning of the end” of the Second World War began to emerge from the fog of conflict, a group of economists… 505 more words

Global Economy

Avoiding bad publicity, European edition

I know, it’s not fair to make fun of Europe — but it’s so much fun! I hope Europeans will do the same for us, if there’s anything left after Stewart, Colbert, and Oliver are done. 208 more words

Global Economy

White House Florida Leadership Work Group

In November of 2012 I was invited to the White House as part of a Florida Leadership Work Group. Our task was to discuss and organize grassroots opposition to the Sequester, the Fiscal Cliff, and the impending federal debt default. 1,668 more words

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allAfrica.com: "The Human Person At the Centre of Development" - Leaders Gather At the Vatican to Promote a More Inclusive Global Economy

The seminar discussions focused on how to engender a culture of practice that marks a change in the conditions, styles and models of life of all humanity, and that preserves and improves the environment for current and future generations. 86 more words