The External Rate of Return: the next step
‘Through the radical transparency of the platform, which we call the “External Rate of Return” (ERR) a wide range of
‘Workers become far more productive when they move from a poor country to a rich one. Suddenly, they can join
Smart Call: Teens in crisis
‘One piece of data that indirectly but stunningly captures kids’ growing isolation, for good and for bad: Since 2007, the
Easy as 1, 2, 3…
‘Two years spent in a decent pre-school makes children likely to do significantly better at reading, maths and science when
The shame of South Sudan
‘South Sudan was an American nation-building experiment, the recipient of $11 billion in assistance since 2005—perhaps the largest investment the United
The Business of Brexit
‘For Dyson and most modern, high-tech businesses, the critical shortage is of highly skilled engineers, scientists, mathematicians and coders. We
It’s the demography, stupid.
“We all appreciate the massive waste of human capital in our world when 74 million young people cannot find work.
Wealth, Power & Philanthropy
‘While civil society was a junior partner in the 20th century relative to government and business, this is changing… we
‘If they get people out of extreme poverty, they child survival working, child labour not needed, rights for women, contraception