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To some extent this is the gap that TrueValueMetrics wants to fill, or at least, to address in a modest way. The concept of society is sadly missing in the global dialog about economic performance, and also a solid appreciation of the difference between the real world and the academic and intellectual world view. In many ways I am not qualified to represent the real world view, but I do know that it is very important. I have had a deep appreciation of how important after working in the field during the famines of the 1980s and with refugees in conflict areas. Much of premature death is caused by man-originating foolishness and unrealistic analysis. It can be different ... it should be different.
Some of the material flowing through the Project Syndicate is very good ... in fact almost all ... but not all. Also a lot of material that would be useful for a better understanding of the state of the world does not reach this organization. It is however, a huge and useful resource.
WHO WE ARE
Project Syndicate: the world's pre-eminent source of original op-ed commentaries. A unique collaboration of distinguished opinion makers from every corner of the globe, Project Syndicate provides incisive perspectives on our changing world by those who are shaping its politics, economics, science, and culture. Exclusive, trenchant, unparalleled in scope and depth: Project Syndicate is truly A World of Ideas.
As of November 2011, Project Syndicate membership included 474 leading newspapers in 151 countries. Financial contributions from member papers in advanced countries support the services provided by Project Syndicate free of charge or at reduced rates to members in developing countries. Additional support comes from the Open Society Institute.
WHAT WE DO
Project Syndicate provides the world’s foremost newspapers with exclusive commentaries by prominent leaders and opinion makers. It currently offers 54 monthly series and one weekly series of columns on topics ranging from economics to international affairs to science and philosophy.
Project Syndicate is committed to maintaining the broad intellectual scope and global reach that readers need to understand the issues and choices shaping their lives. As a result, Project Syndicate's commentators reflect the world in all its variety of professions, national and cultural backgrounds, and political perspectives. Past and current contributors include:
INTERNATIONAL ECONOMICS Jagdish Bhagwati J. Bradford DeLong Barry Eichengreen Jeffrey Frankel NEW! Daniel Gros Stephen S. Roach Kenneth Rogoff Nouriel Roubini Boskin and Sinn Joseph E. Stiglitz
STRATEGIC SPOTLIGHT Shlomo Ben-Ami Castaneda, Haass, and Rocard Gareth Evans Joschka Fischer Christopher Hill Yuriko Koike Dominique Moisi Joseph S. Nye Jaswant Singh Shashi Tharoor
GLOBAL FINANCE Davies and Shiller Mohamed A. El-Erian Martin Feldstein Simon Johnson
ECONOMICS OF DEVELOPMENT Dani Rodrik Jeffrey D. Sachs Michael Spence Andres Velasco Yao and Yu
ECONOMIC AND REGULATORY POLICY Jean Pisani-Ferry Raghuram Rajan Roe and Zingales
ECONOMIC HISTORY Harold James Robert Skidelsky
ECONOMIC PERSPECTIVES European Economies The Frontiers of Growth
PUBLIC INTELLECTUALS Ian Buruma Esther Dyson Bjorn Lomborg Peter Singer Naomi Wolf
Project Syndicate ... from their website
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