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7 Facts: New York, the World’s Second City

New York and the role of urban economies in the United States and the world.

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9 Facts on China’s Economy Overtaking the United States

For China, the dramatic economic milestone in 2014 represents a return to past glory.

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Wealth Per Person: Where the U.S. Stays Ahead of China

On one metric, China will still trail the U.S. economy for the rest of this century.

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10 Facts: Women in the Workforce: U.S. Versus the Rest

Are U.S. women still leading OECD nations in workforce participation?

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10 Facts on Modern Slavery in Mexico and Haiti

One large country and one small country both struggle with modern slavery.

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9 Facts on Modern Slavery in Nigeria

The Boko Haram insurgency is worsening an already-grave problem facing Nigeria.

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The New Russian Empire: Modern Slavery in Russia

154 years after the abolition of serfdom, Russia is Europe’s most slave-holding nation, in modern terms.

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India: The Center of Modern Slavery?

10 facts on modern slavery in India and beyond.

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5 Facts: The World’s Largest City

Tokyo stands above the rest as the world’s largest metropolitan economy.

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6 Facts: China’s Growing Middle Class

The Chinese government has shifted its economic focus on home.

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