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STORY HIGHLIGHTS In 2008, Indonesia passed the Public Information Disclosure Act, in order to improve transparency. In 2011, the country was among the founders of the Open Government Partnership. Indonesia launched its Open Data...
Mexico

Salvador Vázquez del Mercado, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) It did not take long for a diplomatic rift to open between the United States and Mexico following the election of Donald Trump. Mexican president Enrique...

Flynt L. Leverett, Pennsylvania State University and Robert Sprinkle, University of Maryland Chinese President Xi Jinping’s appearance at last week’s World Economic Forum shows global leadership is shifting, not drifting, toward Beijing. The most vigorous...

Oliver Stuenkel, Fundação Getúlio Vargas Donald Trump’s inauguration on January 20 exemplifies a phenomenon that is likely to shape global politics for years to come: the rise of the strongman. The term is broadly used to...

Christian Mattmann, NASA In today’s data-rich world, companies, governments and individuals want to analyze anything and everything they can get their hands on – and the World Wide Web has loads of information. At present,...

Sarah Logan, International Growth Centre A recently published study on the long-run effects of mobile money on economic outcomes in Kenya provides some valuable insights that will benefit economic development and financial inclusion policies across...
china daily

Since the Chinese government started introducing economic reforms in the early 1980s the Chinese media has experienced widespread decentralisation and commercialisation. It has become huge, dynamic and at times contradictory. Although all media outlets are...

In today’s post-truth environment, university educators face new challenges. Their students are surrounded by a broader spectrum of ideologies and beliefs than ever. Some are fueled by the US alt-right movement and the growth...

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN Lincoln, Nebraska, Dec. 12, 2016 - Maximizing cereal crops yields in sub-Saharan Africa would still fail to meet the region's skyrocketing grain demand by 2050, according to a new study from the...

We blame the internet for a lot of things, and now the list has grown to include our politics. In a turbulent year marked by the U.K.‘s decision to leave the European Union and...

Cloud-based platform assists in managing, sharing data facilitates research. Numerous innovations have hit life science labs in the past decade, such as new techniques for designing DNA and editing genomes. Yet, researchers still rely on...

Richard Maher, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies In a dramatic day of voting that could have major implications for Europe’s economic and political future, citizens from Italy and Austria cast their ballots in two...