Links I Liked

Dilbert explains: Why asking staff in big, cumbersome organizations to be more entrepreneurial is never going to Entrepreneurs
work. Sorry.

Useful tips here. Why presenting research & policy recommendations to governments is like discussing ugly babies with their parents

less government guyIrony watch: Guy in ‘lower taxes, less government, more freedom’ T shirt thanks US government firefighters for saving his house

Alex Evans was on form last week: Sweetly written piece on the transformational power and low cost of savings groups in Ethiopia and a top rant about wimpy climate change negotiators, previewing his forthcoming paper on how carbon trading can keep warming below 2 degrees

Income inequality by country, from 2014 issue of Science: Latin America Gini inequalitythe most unequal continent, but South Africa the worst country, [h/t Max Roser]

EliotTS Eliot manages to nail both most academics and most pundits in one para, almost 100 years ago (1921)

Most common job held by migrants for each US state. Gives a great sense of diversity and richness of immigrant contribution. [h/t Conrad Hackett]most common job held by US migrants

Hooray! The incomparable Hans Rosling is now commentating on/explaining current events. Here he is with 2m on the EU’s (mis)treatment of Syrian Refugges [h/t Alice Evans]




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One Response to “Links I Liked”
  1. daniela nicolescu

    For me personally, the money flaw remains a mistery! How poor people, starving people like the Ethiopians can afford that amount of money to start the journey?? How is lending them? Why? how are the lenders secure the loans return? Feels like a fishy business.

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