Unpacked: China’s perspective on the US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement

My name is Qi Ye and I’m a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. I’m director of Brookings Tsinghua Center for Public Policy in Beijing. This withdrawal from the Paris agreement is not a gift to anyone and it is not a gift to China, to Europe, or to India and it is a problem. […]

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Accounting Firm and Consulting Firm News – Deloitte, Ernst & Young, KPMG, PricewaterhouseCoopers PwC

The latest edition of the annual Deloitte Solvency II survey of insurers shows that they are preparing for the introduction of Solvency II by changing their approach to calculating capital adequacy requirements. “Solvency II forces insurers to analyse the risks they run across their business and determine the level of capital they need to hold. […]

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How Criminology Can Save States from Bankruptcy, Dr. Lawrence Sherman (1 of 5)

Lawrence Sherman: The concept of the power of few is absolutely critical to criminal justice policy. It means that a very small proportion of the units in any population is accounting for a very high proportion of whatever problem or opportunity you’re trying to deal with. It’s the frequent flyers who drive the airline industry. […]

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How Criminology Can Save States from Bankruptcy, Dr. Lawrence Sherman (3 of 5)

Lawrence Sherman: Researchers want to know what works to solve problems, and when they see in an experiment or some other research that a policy that is different from the one we’re doing now does a whole lot better — it has a big effect — that’s what they get excited about. When we do […]

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