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How digital finance could boost growth in emerging economies

– Delivering financial services by mobile phone could benefit billions of people by spurring inclusive growth that adds $3.7 trillion to the GDP of emerging economies within a decade.

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Three more reasons why US education is ready for investment

– Shifts in the education landscape are opening doors for investment.
Interview

The Ebola crisis then and now: An interview with the UN’s David Nabarro

– The UN doctor leading the global response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa explains how early action helped contain the crisis—and... why there’s still more work to be done.
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How to scale personalized learning

– A systemwide approach offers the best chance of reaching the most students.
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Solving public problems through behavioral science

– Governments in the Gulf Cooperation Council can influence individuals and groups to address persistent issues including youth... unemployment, chronic health problems, and unsustainable water use.
Interview

Winning the fight against malaria

– The United Nations’ Special Envoy for Malaria, Ray Chambers, discusses the ongoing battle against a disease that last year... killed more than 400,000 people.
Interview

How companies succeed through radical engagement

– The authors of Connect: How Companies Succeed by Engaging Radically with Society explain why organizations must look... beyond corporate-social-responsibility initiatives to truly engage with consumers and communities.
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Eradicating polio in Nigeria

– The country’s novel approach to disease control can offer lessons for other countries facing urgent public-health challenges.
Interview - McKinsey Global Institute

At the United Nations, a push for true gender equality

– UN Women executive director Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka discusses why stereotypes and prejudices can’t go ignored in the fight for... greater women’s rights.
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Getting the most out of your sustainability program

– Sustainability initiatives won’t create lasting value if they’re poorly managed. Here are four lessons from companies... that are doing it right.
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Why US education is ready for investment

– As education transforms, the traditional and highly limited openings for private companies are growing wider. Investors should... take note.
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E before I: Why engagement needs to come first in planning infrastructure

– Consulting stakeholders before digging makes for better, cheaper projects.

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