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Ray-Ban: Wearable Icon

October 20 1944, on the Philippine island of Leyte, Gaetano Faillace, personal photographer to General Douglas MacArthur, waded ashore at

Sebastião Salgado: Capturing the Moment

Sebastião Salgado abandoned a promising career as an economist in his 30s to become a highly-regarded and iconic photojournalist. His

Nouriel Roubini: A Financial Early-Warning System

Recent market volatility – in emerging and developed economies alike – is showing once again how badly ratings agencies and

Nick Clegg: A Heart That Will Yet Be Sorely Missed

As David Cameron was celebrating his party’s astonishing victory at the polls on May 8, his former coalition partner Nick

Book Review: Niall Ferguson’s Civilization – Six Ways the West Beat the Rest

In much the same way Marxists internationalists held on to the belief that the workers’ revolution would sweep the world

Sophie in ‘t Veld: Calling the European Council to Order

Dutch MEP Sophie in ‘t Veld believes that the freedom of every person to hold their own thoughts and opinions

UNCTAD Investment and Enterprise Division: An Investment Perspective on International Taxation

Tax avoidance practices by multinational enterprises (MNEs) often depend on corporate structures that are built by routing investments through offshore

Robert J Shiller: The Mirage of the Financial Singularity

In their new book The Incredible Shrinking Alpha, Larry E Swedroe and Andrew L Berkin describe an investment environment populated

Caroline Criado-Perez: Ordeal and Success by Social Media

The rise of social media has transformed the way in which the world communicates. However, this can be a double-edged

Troy Wiseman: Bamboo – A Sustainable Source of Fibre

Over the last ten years, REDD (Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation) and REDD+ developments have proved that the

Godiva Chocolatier: What’s in a Name?

While love-struck Juliet in Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet proclaimed that a name is just a name, nothing so straight forward

Nouriel Roubini: Emerging Markets after the Fed Hikes Rates

The prospect that the US Federal Reserve will start exiting zero policy rates later this year has fuelled growing fear