View video of EWC President Richard Vuylsteke's keynote talk at the opening of the 2017 International Graduate Student Conference on the topic of "Smart Cities, Smart Students, Tomorrow's Jobs." The Feb. 16 address was Vuylsteke's first public talk since taking office.
Across Asia, rapidly expanding cities often lack adequate housing, transportation, water or sanitation. In a new AsiaPacific Issues brief focusing on bird flu outbreaks in Vietnam, EWC researchers show how these new “peri-urban” areas may be hot spots for spreading disease.
The U.S. must make a major investment push if it doesn’t want to cede future industrial robot-building dominance to China, EWC economist Dieter Ernst and other experts tell The New York Times for a tech column on “How to Make America’s Robots Great Again.” ...more...
EWC, in partnership with Yale University and the Pacific Basin Research Center, launched the new book The Evolution of Development Thinking: Governance, Economics, Assistance, and Security at the United Nations in December. Published by Palgrave Macmillan, the book encompasses the evolution of development theories, doctrines and practices.
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