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A Most Surprising Year

January 18, 2017

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istock-502163188-emojis-cropMike Berry takes stock of the unexpected events of 2016.

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New Light on China’s Misunderstood Urbanization

November 18, 2016

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int_business_beijing Li Zhang, Richard LeGates, and Min Zhao explore the complex and fascinating story of China’s urbanization.

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The Geography of Innovation

November 11, 2016

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Richard Shearmur challenges prevailing knowledge on the geography of innovation. […]

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Paying for Nature

September 8, 2016

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snowy-treeIn the past many of the ways in which we benefit from the natural world have been overlooked. The law has traditionally taken into account only those benefits based on physical possession of land or on tangible produce which has a commercial value, such as timber. Other concerns, such as fresh air, clear water and the state of biodiversity, have therefore fallen outside the law’s regard. Colin Reid explores the issue.

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The New Normal

June 27, 2016

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iStock_53280524_sunrise-londonSMALLRalph Fevre explores the history behind the Referendum and what next for Britain.

The 2016 EU referendum vote requires a long process of readjustment in British internal politics. For forty years, normal British politics have been about getting a relatively small number of key voters in each constituency to switch from one side to another. Political strategists have assumed these voters share values that happen to make most of them favour staying in the EU. […]

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