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    1. August 13, 2014

      First woman winner of premier maths prize

      A woman has won the prestigious Fields Medal, known in some circles as the Nobel Prize for mathematics, for the first time...

    2. April 11, 2014

      Jim Flaherty, former Canadian finance minister, 1949-2014

      Jim Flaherty, the former Canadian finance minister who guided the country through the global financial crisis with a...

    1. March 20, 2014

      Few of US long-term jobless find work

      America’s long-term jobless face huge obstacles in returning to steady full-time employment, with just 11 per cent...

    2. beyondbrics

      February 7, 2014

      Original sin in emerging markets: it's back

      Is it 1997 all over again? EM bulls scoff at the idea: this time, they say, is different, and for solid reasons. Two things...

    3. beyondbrics

      February 5, 2014

      Guest post: Hungary's attacks on the rule of law and why they matter for business

      By Kim Lane Scheppele of Princeton University Hungary was once the precocious child of post-communist transition, garnering...

    4. August 11, 2013

      China steps up its scrutiny of western drugs prices

      The Chinese authorities are stepping up scrutiny of the prices of medicines from western pharmaceutical groups, against a...

    5. May 28, 2013

      Krueger to step down as White House’s chief economist

      Alan Krueger will step down as the White House’s chief economist this autumn, with Jason Furman set for a promotion to...

    6. FT Tech Hub

      May 22, 2013

      African-American teenagers most likely to use Twitter

      African-American teenagers are more likely to use Twitter than their white counterparts, according to a study out today from...

    7. December 20, 2012

      Battle rages to control Syrian artery

      Syrian rebels battled regime forces around the central city of Hama on Thursday, part of an intensifying campaign to capture...

    8. October 29, 2012

      Katherine Milkman

      Katherine Milkman is an assistant professor of operations and information management at the Wharton School at the University...

    9. The World

      February 22, 2012

      Syria and intervention

      Marie Colvin spent much of her career as a journalist telling the stories of ordinary people whose lives had been devastated...

    10. January 23, 2012

      Brahms Unwrapped, Kings Place, London

      It is only a few days since news broke about a previously unknown Brahms manuscript being discovered at Princeton...

    11. January 16, 2012

      Chicago Booth economics professors join the G30

      Raghuram Rajan, economics professor at Chicago Booth and Axel Weber, visiting professor there, have been appointed to the...

    12. January 13, 2012

      After Ahab

       The Sounding of the Whale: Science and Cetaceans in the Twentieth Century, by D Graham Burnett, University of Chicago...

    13. January 2, 2012

      Ctrl-Alt-Concerto

      In 2006, during the traditional speech that follows the Last Night of the Proms, the conductor Mark Elder bemoaned the...

    14. November 25, 2011

      IPCC report: Hard to pin down precise causes of the effects

      The message from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is clear: the world must prepare for more frequent and...

    15. FT Alphaville

      November 20, 2011

      FTfm on AV

      Some highlights from Monday’s FTfm. European real estate meltdown Many smaller real estate fund managers are forecast to hit...

    16. November 20, 2011

      ‘No one’s safe’ in this economic crisis

      Paul Krugman is professor of economics and international affairs at Princeton University and recipient of the 2008 Nobel...

    17. November 18, 2011

      A raw deal for staying slim

      If you want to lose weight, eat your food raw. That is the implication of a groundbreaking study by Harvard University...

    18. November 15, 2011

      5. Andrea Jung

      Company: Avon Products Last year’s position: 2 Age: 53 Nationality: American Sector: Cosmetics Location: US Andrea Jung is...

    19. November 11, 2011

      Something for the weekend

      Hypothetical questions are a frequent tool of market researchers, lawyers and pollsters as a way of exploring individuals’...

    20. The World

      November 8, 2011

      But how could it be done?

      My column today on the argument for breaking up the euro, failed to address one rather crucial question – how could it be...

    21. November 1, 2011

      Ten Questions - Linda Ginzel

      Linda Ginzel is a clinical professor of managerial psychology at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business in the...

    22. October 18, 2011

      Regime loyalists and rebels battle in Yemen

      Yemeni regime loyalists and opponents battled on the streets of Sana’a, the capital, on Tuesday, trading shelling and...

    23. October 10, 2011

      Cause and effect research wins Nobel

      Two economists known for their work on integrating expectations more sensibly into models of the economy have won the 2011...

    24. September 29, 2011

      India’s poverty line requires careful conversion

      From Prof Angus Deaton. Sir, James Lamont’s article (“Battle rages over India poverty line”, September 27) notes that, by an...

    25. August 29, 2011

      Krueger to head Obama’s economic council

      Alan Krueger, one of America’s leading labour market economists, will be the next chairman of Barack Obama’s Council of...

    26. August 24, 2011

      Jackson Hole: time to stop digging?

      Alan Greenspan “has a legitimate claim to being the greatest central banker who ever lived”. Alan Blinder and Ricardo Reis...

    27. August 10, 2011

      Ten Questions - Olivia Albrecht

      Olivia Albrecht is an MBA graduate from Columbia Business School in the US. While at the school she was chairwoman of the...

    28. July 29, 2011

      Alpha baboons feel the strain

      Better to be beta than alpha, if you are a male baboon and want the best quality of life. That conclusion comes from a...

    29. July 29, 2011

      A test of will

      When Admiral Timothy Keating, the head of America’s Pacific command, met a senior Chinese admiral in 2008, he heard a...

    30. June 6, 2011

      West cannot ignore Syria brutality

      Since pro-democracy protests broke out in the southern Syrian town of Deraa, people inside and outside the country have...

    31. June 3, 2011

      Properties that attract managers

      The worst reason to buy something is because it has gone up in price. Until, of course, that magical point is passed when...

    32. May 25, 2011

      Third day of deadly Yemen clashes

      Deadly clashes continued between armed tribesmen and soldiers in the Yemeni capital Sana’a on Wednesday, as the shelling by...

    33. May 11, 2011

      Liberal Leviathan

      Liberal Leviathan: The Origins, Crisis and Transformation of the American World Order, by G. John Ikenberry, Princeton,...

    34. May 5, 2011

      Yemen claims two al-Qaeda leaders killed

      An explosion in Yemen’s restive and largely ungoverned south killed two mid-level al-Qaeda leaders early on Thursday,...

    35. April 15, 2011

      Junkyard genius

      ’Merz Picture Thirty-One’ (1920) Kurt Schwitters alchemised junk into artistic gold. He daily stuffed his pockets with the...

    36. March 27, 2011

      Saleh refuses to give more ground

      Negotiations between President Ali Abdullah Saleh and his political opponents appeared deadlocked on Sunday as security...

    37. February 21, 2011

      Yemen president rejects calls to quit

      Yemen’s president, Ali Abdullah Saleh, has rejected calls for his resignation as the protest movement demanding his...

    38. February 15, 2011

      Protests continue against Yemeni regime

      Thousands of people took to the streets in Yemen’s fifth consecutive day of anti-government protests, as analysts warned...

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