By David Waywell
The Atlantic - 25 Aug 2016
A member of the European Parliament is going head-to-head with Pokémon Go. Marc Tarabella, a Belgian Socialist MEP, is filing a request to launch an inquiry into the privacy practices of the game and to alert EU citizens to the dangers of the app.
Politico EU - 24 Aug 2016
The Undercover Economist - 24 Aug 2016
Jack Graham - 24 Aug 2016
The poor in the US are wealthier than the poor in Denmark. OECD measurement of poverty obscures comparisons of absolute well-being. Examining purchasing power parity gives a truer picture income inequality and more effective means of comparison.
Coyote Blog - 24 Aug 2016
Harvard Business Review - 24 Aug 2016
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The workforce in the euro area is also growing older. This could cause productivity growth to decline in the years ahead, raising another policy challenge for governments already dealing with legacies from the crisis such as high unemployment and debt.
IMF blog - 24 Aug 2016
Energy & Environment
MIT Technology Review - 24 Aug 2016
The construction industry employs approximately 7% of the global work force. But in the GCC, the current kafala system, where employment and legal residency in the country for migrant workers is tied to their employer, power is unchecked.
OECD Insights - 23 Aug 2016
Karen Horn - 24 Aug 2016
World Bank - 23 Aug 2016