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April 30, 2014 at 03:34 PM
Treasure hunters digging deep for value
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April 29, 2014 at 03:30 PM
Milken Institute Global Conference: Where ideas meet action
Posted by Edward Silver  
April 23, 2014 at 09:42 AM
Curbing the dangers of underground lending in Asia
April 11, 2014 at 10:25 AM
As midterms near, is California a model for election reform?
Posted by Jason Barrett  
April 09, 2014 at 04:34 PM
The future of derivatives in a new regulatory world
Posted by Keith Savard  
April 03, 2014 at 04:28 PM
Beyond banks: Financial derivatives and the value of non-financial firms
Posted by Heather Wickramarachi  
April 03, 2014 at 10:00 AM
More maturity, less anxiety in emerging markets
Posted by Donald Markwardt  
March 31, 2014 at 09:52 AM
$700 trillion in global OTC derivatives? Behind the number
March 20, 2014 at 09:40 AM
The Trills and thrills of GDP-indexed securities and health impact bonds
Posted by Glenn Yago  
March 19, 2014 at 01:43 PM
Developing a small company mini-IPO market
March 18, 2014 at 03:41 PM
Centering the diagnosis around the patient
Posted by Mark Lim  
We rarely hear the word “blockbuster” these days; instead, strategies to develop “personalized” or “targeted” therapies are in the spotlight.
March 14, 2014 at 03:39 PM
Can financial innovations cure the global health crisis?
Posted by Glenn Yago  
This is the first part of a two-part post discussing economic aspects of health challenges in emerging markets and financial tools that can address them.
March 13, 2014 at 03:37 PM
A potential silver lining in Ukraine
Posted by Keith Savard  
Ukraine may see some upside in the form of aid from the International Monetary Fund and other funders, assuming that compromise prevails over conflict.
March 11, 2014 at 10:34 PM
The Milken Institute improving public health through education
Posted by Milken Institute  
The George Washington University today announced the Milken Institute School of Public Health and the establishment of the Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness.
March 10, 2014 at 10:30 PM
Mobile health and app-iness in the developing world
Posted by Robert Deuson, Melody Yuan  
There are more cell phone contracts in 11 African countries than the whole of the United States. Mobile apps represent a tremendous new way to enhance health in developing nations.
March 06, 2014 at 10:28 PM
VFX Buyers Club: California effects work follows out-of-state subsidies
On Oscar night, in the shadow of Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre, 540 visual effects artists gathered to bring attention to their withering industry in California. They wore green, signifying the “green screens” that enable the spectacular illusions that captivate audiences around the world.
March 04, 2014 at 10:25 PM
California-Israel innovation pact: Solving the drought crisis
Posted by Glenn Yago  
Both California and Israel are innovative regions with a tremendous thirst for water. Is this a new opportunity for collaboration?
February 25, 2014 at 10:20 PM
Ukraine squeezed financially, not just geopolitically
Posted by Keith Savard  
Ukraine's economy is a mess, and the West will need to do some heavy lifting to prop up the nation's economy.
February 20, 2014 at 04:08 AM
India weathers the emerging markets storm
Posted by Komal Sri-Kumar  
India has done relatively well for an emerging market facing the Fed's taper.
February 19, 2014 at 06:42 PM
The minimum wage debate – or the CBO meets Rashomon
Posted by Peter Passell  
The new CBO report shows several important issues with the minimum wage, most notably, we shouldn’t rely on wage floors alone to cope with income stagnation at the bottom.
February 19, 2014 at 06:01 PM
Meeting the challenge of child cancer in the developing world
Posted by Robert Deuson, Stephen Lin  
How can we help the developing world better treat children with cancer?
February 13, 2014 at 11:09 AM
Boomers, food and innovation
Posted by  Robert Eggert
The "silver tsunami" brings startling economic realities must be acknowledged and planned for if we are to avoid social and economic upheaval.
February 11, 2014 at 11:55 AM
Social impact bond guarantees: An evolving equation
Posted by Caitlin MacLean  
When should we take off the training wheels on social impact bonds?
February 11, 2014 at 11:16 AM
Can you bank on a loan from the post office?
Could the post office provide a solution to pay day lending?
February 10, 2014 at 12:05 PM
Health as a breakthrough industry
Posted by Glenn Yago  
We need to find new strategies for overcoming the "valley of death" in the development of new healthcare treatments.

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