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"The lack of a quality education is the most powerful form of social exclusion": OECD's Gurría on our new report, #Education at a Glance http://bit.ly/1TbO60m 
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I charged my kids interest on loans, and now they’re outsmarting me
Economics correspondent Paul Solman spoke with Doug Miller, an employee at New Belgium Brewery, about the company's financial literacy classes. Miller brought that new-found knowledge home and taught his kids. Little did he know how savvy they would become.
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Sweden is Europe's fifth largest country after Russia, Ukraine, France and Spain: https://sweden.se/society/sweden-an-overview/
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Wheat, sugar, cheese, fish: Compare agricultural commodity prices, projections w/OECD's interactive dataviz http://bit.ly/1n79u49
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In the news:
"The Global Slowdown in Medical Costs" cites OECD #health  stats, good read nyti.ms/1rj1ogy
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There were fewer black men in medical school in 2014 than in 1978.
Medical school applications have gone way up in the past few decades. But one group of applicants has not grown: black men.
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If the best way for a country to develop is to add value to its own natural resources, then how come Switzerland is a world-class producer of chocolate – despite not having any cocoa trees?

Read this surprising take on raw materials and economic progress by Ricardo Hausmann, professor of economics at Harvard University:

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Dark show but very entertaining. A staple of childhood. 
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21,000 years ago, the world was wrapped in a crust of ice. Now, climate change is melting glaciers so fast that it can take 10 minutes to fly over the ice that has been lost in the past 20 years. Read Enric Sala's eye-opening blog: http://wef.ch/1zLB01r
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In the United States, he's known as a highly professional old school diplomat who quietly gets the job done. In Russia, he's viewed as an orchestrator of colored revolutions in Georgia and Ukraine...
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Truly a skills gap?
 
Is there a shortage of American workers with STEM skills? Check out this new report analyzing millions of job openings in the U.S.: http://brkn.gs/1mKdffJ
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  • University of California, Davis
    Political Science, A.B., 2010 - present
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