All posts tagged "Featured"

  • Global Housing Watch

    The International Monetary Fund has launched ‘Global Housing Watch’. This new programme aims to end what it calls an era of ‘benign neglect’ over the effects of housing booms. It

    • Posted June 24, 2014
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  • Plain Packaging Cigarettes – Smoke Turns to Fire

    Australia’s law bringing in plain packaging for cigarettes may be copied by several governments. But the latest developments and data show this is a complex area to legislate on. In

    • Posted June 13, 2014
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  • Can Africa Balance Growth with Reform?

    The latest African Economic Outlook contains plenty of positive news and data. But can the governments which helped fuel the booms keep pace? Economic growth is starting to look very

    • Posted June 12, 2014
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  • How Should Governments Best Use Twitter?

    The social media tool Twitter is used by thousands of governments and national leaders, but who uses it most and who uses it best? Some interesting statistics have been found

    • Posted June 9, 2014
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  • Geospatial Information Management – Why Time and Place Really Matter

    How geospatial information management is changing the world What is geospatial information? Basically, any information that has an element of location about it. For example, knowing where the nearest hospital

    • Posted June 4, 2014
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  • The Recession and Obesity – How One Can Feed The Other

    Graham Scott explores the connections between poverty, obesity and recession. The recession which started in 2007 has seen many predictable outcomes. One is that people are finding it harder to

    • Posted June 2, 2014
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  • The future of India’s Civil Service

    Tom Lloyd considers how the rise of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) could affect India’s Civil Service When the Bharatiya Janata Party, or BJP as it is more commonly known,

    • Posted May 27, 2014
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  • Digital Democracy: a new way to engage citizens?

    Can the work of global governments ever be interesting enough for social media? The UK Parliament certainly hopes so, as Eleanor Goodison reports A revolution may be about to take

    • Posted May 20, 2014
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