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Bruce Jones and Francis Fukuyama on the World Bank's Development Report

June 2, 2011

Bruce Jones will present on the World Bank's 2011 World Development Report, on "Conflict, Security and Development." The report, which is the World Bank's flagship annual research product, reviews...

No Picnic: The Dynamics of Culture in the Contemporary Arab World

February 22, 2011

In this analysis of the region, Hicham Ben Abdallah points out that, while political issues are important to understanding the authoritarian political structures of the Arab world, it is also...

Potential Misuses of the Internet in a Dystopic World

December 4, 2009

AbstractTechnology can be a positive force for decentralization, but in extreme cases this can lead to chaos.  Technology can also be a positive force for centralization, creating huge value.

Information, Knowledge, and Truth: Replacing Secrecy, Ignorance, and Myth in the Wake of Atrocity

May 8, 2009

This talk will describe the role of data analysis in political transitions to democracy. Transitions require accountability of some form, and in the aggregate, accountability is statistical.

Is Democracy Promotable?

October 17, 2008

James Traub is a contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine, where he has worked since 1998. From 1994 to 1997, he was a staff writer for The New Yorker.

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