- Type d'image:Image contenu principale (Dimensions 635px * 300px)Jeudi 22 Juin 2017English Articles
The discount rate in the evaluation of public investment projectDiscounting is the usual method used to compare the future value to a present value.
The use of the discount rate when determining the socio-economic impact of projects varies widely depending on the country, as is the case with the US, the UK and France.
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Metropolises of the FutureA Look at Emerging Smart Cities in Europe and Asia
From time immemorial densely populated areas have provided their inhabitants with advantages over smaller, isolated settlements.
- Type d'image:LibreLundi 29 Mai 2017English Articles
The reform agenda France needsThe new French President’s success in carrying through the reforms the country needs over the next five years could have consequences for at least a generation, if not more.
Should Emmanuel Macron fail to take the country – and by extension Europe – in the right direction, the risk of a politician advocating extreme policies winning in 2022 would be greatly increased.
- Type d'image:Image contenu principale (Dimensions 635px * 300px)Lundi 22 Mai 2017English Articles
Seminar - Brexit and the EU BudgetAlthough it was not the focus of much debate during the Brexit campaign, the question of the “bill” related to the United Kingdom’s departure from the EU is a key issue in the exit negotiations follow
The agreement of the European Council dated 29 April 2017 on the guidelines for the Brexit negotiations sets out that talks will be conducted as a single package (“Nothing is agreed until eve
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Education in Estonia: Bolstering Excellence with Digital TechnologyModern education in advanced capitalist democracies is intended to be the great leveller for the social classes.
Digital technology has added another dimension to this equation.
- Type d'image:Image contenu principale (Dimensions 635px * 300px)Jeudi 04 Mai 2017English Articles
Projecting the Jobs and Skills of Tomorrow: Developments in Occupational OutlooksPerhaps the main preoccupation of governments the world over is ensuring their economies are up to speed and continue to grow, staying on top of technological change and ideally ahead of the curve in
Of course, the most valuable resource of any country is its people. Making sure job seekers have the skills companies and institutions require is therefore paramount for policy makers.
- Type d'image:Image contenu principale (Dimensions 635px * 300px)Vendredi 28 Avril 2017English Articles
Cybertariat: The Digital Economy’s UnderbellyInformation technology and the digital economy built on it have without a doubt improved our lives in many ways, saving time and sparing drudgery for many.
But a closer look reveals that though the proliferation of new technology has rewritten a lot of the job market’s rules and created many new ways of earning a living, the traditional dichotomy of l