Archive for February 19th, 2015

Greece policymakers and game theory..

February 19, 2015

Nice piece by Anatole Kaltesky of Gavecal Dragonomics.

Using game theory he says the policymakers are playing to loose:

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How Brazil is using music therapy to alleviate poverty?

February 19, 2015

World Bank points to this:

It seems unlikely, but promoting the arts can actually help lift young people out of poverty. Some of Brazil’s poorest communities are using a rural development fund to provide cultural activities for their youth. Young people say playing music keeps them from the streets, teaches them new skills and gives them an opportunity to make friends. Take On what you want to change to end extreme poverty.
Check the short video on the webpage..

 

Love, money, and old age in China..Does Parental Matchmaking Matter?

February 19, 2015

Interesting research on arranged marriages in China (paper here).

They look at choices made by parents while selecting a match:

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Battle for San Francisco between traditionalistas and newbies..

February 19, 2015

San Francisco is battling what most cities go through — clash of cultures.

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