• Featured and Exclusive & Opinion  |  OCTOBER 24, 2014 11:21 AM

    The end of free banking

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    An economist from Mars wandering the streets of a British city would be intrigued by the proliferation of a particular kind of shop. Each is dressed in distinctive livery, though they all offer the same services -- mostly for free. And they all have machines on their exterior walls that can do practically everything the staff inside can, at a fraction of the cost.

     
  • Opinion  |  OCTOBER 22, 2014 7:53 PM

    Modi’s little bang reforms

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    For Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Diwali came early this year when his Bharatiya Janata Party won crucial elections in the states of Maharashtra and Haryana. He’s celebrated with a bang — a little one. On Oct 18, a day …

     
  • Opinion  |  OCTOBER 22, 2014 7:44 PM

    Unleashing Africa’s girl power

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    www.project-syndicate.org

    MAPUTO – Sub-Saharan Africa’s economies have boomed in recent years. But the headline figures often mask longer-term problems – not least, an over-reliance on natural resources and chronic inequalities. Inclusive, sustainable growth is achievable, but only by tapping the continent’s …

     
  • Opinion  |  OCTOBER 22, 2014 7:30 PM

    Your data or your life

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    www.project-syndicate.org

    LONDON – Apple’s new watch keeps track of your health. Google Now gathers the information needed to compute the ideal time for you to leave for the airport. Amazon tells you the books you want, the groceries you need, the …

     
  • Opinion  |  OCTOBER 21, 2014 4:03 PM

    Mine your digital business

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    BOSTON – Nearly everyone has a digital footprint – the trail of so-called “passive data” that is produced when you engage in any online interaction, such as with branded content on social media, or perform any digital transaction, like purchasing …

     
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