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Remembering John Nash

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Financial Markets…Spanish and Italian government bonds bounced back from their earlier losses, with their benchmark 10-year yields dropping 6 basis points to 5.17% and 4 bps to 4.36%, as a report showed German investor confidence surged to the highest level in nearly three years this month, boosting risk-appetite for the region’s high-yielding debt. Notably, Spain sold €4 billion ($5.35 billion) of 3- and 9-month bills with an average yield of 0.421%, down from 0.441% in January auction.

A Bird's Eye View Into the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act

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The theme of this year’s Global Infrastructure Forum was delivering sustainable and inclusive infrastructure. As a woman who works in the world of infrastructure, I was invited to join a panel at the forum made up solely of women to address gender inclusivity and was asked to provide a specific example of a project beneficial to women. The first thing that came to mind was our solar project in Senegal, which has not only opened up the country to solar for the first time, but has also empowered local women through training in business skills through an organization called Empow’Her that was linked to the project.

Corruption, Game Theory, and Rational Irrationality

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人人都有权享有优质的基本医疗卫生服务,不应该因为生病支付医疗费而陷入经济困境。在这一简单而有力的信念支持下,推动全民健康覆盖(UHC)的运动日益壮大,现已成为“可持续发展目标”下的全球承诺。 

但是,如果我们对在2030年前兑现全民健康覆盖的承诺是认真的,世界银行和世界卫生组织今天联合发布的《2017年全球监测报告:跟踪全民健康覆盖》报告敲响了警钟。