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5 Things Friday

July 24, 2015
   
   

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1. CHART GALLERY
Retirees: The New Global Security Threat

One great threat to social, economic and political stability around the world has nothing to do with extremism or authoritarian rule. It is that most governments currently lack the means to ensure comfortable lives for ballooning numbers of retirees without shortchanging the young or bankrupting public coffers. How does your country’s pension system measure up? Read more in the latest edition of the Milken Institute Review.

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2. SPEAKING THEIR MINDS
MI Joins Commerce Secretary Pritzker, Global Corporate Leaders at Nairobi Entrepreneurship Summit

The Milken Institute collaborated with the U.S. Department of Commerce, President Obama’s Advisory Council on Doing Business in Africa and private sector stakeholders to conduct programming at the 2015 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Kenya. This high-profile gathering focuses on infrastructure finance, capital markets, regional integration and enlightening corporate leaders and investors about Africa’s dynamic business landscape. Below, the Milken Institute CEO/Investor Roundtable, attended by Secretary Pritzker. Learn about our work in Africa

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3. In the latest edition of the Milken Institute Review, we explore the NCAA and the role of sports in higher education.
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4. QUOTE OF NOTE
FasterCures' Maureen Japha on Patient Input

Maureen Japha, associate director of intellectual property at FasterCures, a center of the Milken Institute, was quoted in Politico on the importance of patient perspectives in the drug development process.

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5. VIEWS YOU CAN USE
When Do We Need Macroprudential Policy? Here’s a New Indicator

Macroprudential policy, having emerged from relative obscurity to become a central component of global financial regulations, aims to reduce systemic risk. Often, it will involve intervening in financial cycles and curbing excessive credit growth. But how do regulatory authorities determine where we lie in a financial cycle? How do they know when credit growth is, indeed, excessive? Read more.