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Citizenship & Rights
Nimble Governance: Estonia’s Digital Residency Reforms Reflect Start-Up Culture

Nimble Governance: Estonia’s Digital Residency Reforms Reflect Start-Up Culture

In December 2014, Edward Lucas, then an editor at The Economist, became Estonia’s first e-Resident. The initiative, hatched earlier that year, issues a digital identity to people outside the country, providing them access to e-governance

Inclusive Economy
Creating Jobs For Africa’s Youth

Creating Jobs For Africa’s Youth

Africa has the world’s youngest population. Even prior to COVID-19, many of these young people struggled to find jobs. Those who did often found themselves stuck in a cycle of precarious, low paid employment. At

Governance
Government as a platform. Start-up thinking in public services

Government as a platform. Start-up thinking in public services

While successful young people often plan to make a contribution in the later stages of their life, from an early age Paul Duan wanted to have impact throughout his. “I had a moment of realisation

Inclusive Economy
Q&A Michael Spence

Q&A Michael Spence

Driving Change (DC): Today, we're talking with Michael Spence, a Nobel Prize-winning economist, who spends his time between the University of Bocconi in Milan, and Stanford, in California. Michael, thank you for joining us. Michael

Biodiversity
Can Jobs Grow On Trees? Pakistan’s Innovative Green Stimulus Shows How

Can Jobs Grow On Trees? Pakistan’s Innovative Green Stimulus Shows How

In Pakistan, as the economy has struggled to cope with a Covid-19 lockdown, more than 63,000 jobs have been created since March for unemployed laborers known as “jungle workers” to plant saplings for 500 rupees

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