Fake news and fact checking: Getting the facts straight may not be enough to change minds

‘Fake news’ has become a key ingredient of Western political discourse. This column uses an experiment conducted during the 2017 French presidential election campaign to show that ‘alternative facts’ are highly persuasive.

REFORMS: State-sanctioned raiders and the battle for a financial anti-corruption agency

Ukraine is still struggling to create a dedicated financial anti-corruption institution despite repeated political commitments.


International trade is slowing. What does this mean for globalization?


The rich get richer, and millennials miss out

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