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EU After Brexit: Like 20 Fewer Economies

The drop from EU-28 to EU-27 will be a big one in terms of GDP lost.

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Push for Automation: South Korea Vs. China

China hopes to shift production from low-wage human labor to robots, as South Korea has done.

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South Korea: Corruption & Self-Censorship

Amid a presidential scandal, press freedom is slipping and public perception of corruption is rising.

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South Korea: Moving Up the Global League Table

South Korea’s $1.4 trillion economy was about 52 times larger than North Korea’s in 2014.

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Social Mobility in Northern Europe

How do the Nordic countries and German rank on generational ability to move up in the world?

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U.S.: No Land of Opportunity

Earnings mobility from one U.S. generation to the next is now about as low as Italy or France.

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Social Mobility: Canada Vs. the UK

The two counties may have same level of economic inequality, but are worlds apart on economic mobility.

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Two-Percenters: The NATO Six

Which countries are within reach of Trump’s demand on defense spending?

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Defense’s Other Mega Spenders

Who are the 19 nations that spend more on defense as a share of their national economy than even the United States does?

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Should Germany Really Have to Spend More on Defense?

It is not on track to meet NATO commitments, but Germany argues it is paying in other ways.

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