The Economist - 20 августа 2016
Год выпуска: август 2016
Автор: The Economist Newspaper and The Economist Group
Издательство: «The Economist Newspaper Ltd»
Формат: PDF (журнал на английском языке)
Количество страниц: 80
Описание: America's housing system was at the centre of the last crisis. It has still not been properly reformed: leader, page 9. How America accidentally nationalised its mortgage market, pages 17-19.
Islam in Europe
Fearing extremism and a lack of integration, European governments want more of the continent's imams to be home-grown, page 51. The rise of the digital madrassa, page 52. Early intervention to prevent terrorism is tough to get right. Britain does not do a bad job, page 47.
Africa's fragile democracy
Since the end of the cold war, multi-party democracy has flourished in Africa. In many countries it is now at risk: leader, page 10. Threats to democratic rule are growing, but time and demography are against the autocrats, page 37.
Brazil and the Olympics
If governments can invest for Olympic success, can they do the same for the economy? Free exchange, page 66. Brazil's recession rages on. But there are incipient signs of recovery, page 29.
Can the aspiring global television network stay atop the new, broadband-based ecosystem it helped create? Page 53. An extravagantly empty tribute to 1970s New York and the birth of hip-hop, page 74.
Secret summitry in China
Rumours in China have become everyone's problem: leader, page 14. The leadership's annual retreat will not have been relaxing, page 35.
Bureaucrats and machine learning
Clever computers could transform government: leader, page 12. There is much to gain from applying algorithms to public policy, but controversies loom, page 61.
Instead of rewiring planes to fly themselves, give them android pilots, page 67.