The Economist - 27 августа 2016
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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: 92
Описание: New discoveries, intelligent devices and irrepressible dreamers are once again making space exciting: leader, page 9. An Earth-sized planet has been discovered in a propitious orbit around a nearby star. A new phase in the search for life elsewhere is about to begin, page 67. How innovative technology and Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are creating a new space age: Technology Quarterly, after page 40.
How to deal with the West's most awkward ally: leader, page 11. Recep Tayyip Erdogan's threat to realign his country towards Russia is more bark than bite, page 45. The battlefield in Syria grows more complicated, page 41.
An Appalachian people offers a timely parable of the nuanced history of race in America, page 33.
The desire for children
Unwanted pregnancies are bad. But so is the unfulfilled desire for children — and that problem is growing: leader, page 12. Our poll of 19 countries reveals a neglected global scourge: the number of would-be parents who have fewer children than they want — or none at all, pages 18-20.
The rich world's central banks need a new target: leader, page 10. Should the Fed aim for higher inflation? Page 61. India's new central-bank chief looks like a clone of the old one, page 62. Americans are spending and hiring. So why aren't firms investing? Page 62.
Colombia's peace deal
After 220,000 deaths, voters should endorse the new Colombian peace accord: leader, page 10. Achance to become a normal country, page 39.
Liberating schools to run their own affairs produces some great ones, but also plenty of dross. The priority is to spread success, page 52. Scotland's schools were once among the best in the world. What went wrong? Page 49.
The crime families of Naples are remarkably good at business: Schumpeter, page 58.
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