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Aspen Institute: Deep Dive | A Hopeful Vision for America’s Economic Future

As Americans make the transition from the Industrial Age to a networked economy, smart choices could shape an economy very different from the one today. It could be one full of new opportunities, in which many more Americans can participate and thrive. But how might a networked economy be so different? What are the key …

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Simon Anholt: Which country does the most good for the world?

It’s an unexpected side effect of globalization: problems that once would have stayed local—say, a bank lending out too much money—now have consequences worldwide. But still, countries operate independently, as if alone on the planet. Policy advisor Simon Anholt has dreamed up an unusual scale to get governments thinking outwardly: The Good Country Index. In …

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Discussion: Reflections on a Changing World: 1950-2050

This discussion is hosted by the London Business School of Economics. With Sir James Wolfensohn, Professor Amartya Sen and Professor Lord Stern James Wolfensohn was the ninth president of the World Bank. Amartya Sen is a professor of economics at Harvard University and recipient of the 1998 Nobel Prize in Economics. The London School of …

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Pankaj Ghemawat: Actually, the world isn’t flat

TED presents Pankaj Ghemawat who says that it may seem that we’re living in a borderless world where ideas, goods and people flow freely from nation to nation; but we’re not even close. With great data (and an eye-opening survey), he argues that there’s a delta between perception and reality in a world that’s maybe …

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