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  3. What Countries Spend On Antiterrorism

    It would be an understatement to say that no country's anti-terrorism budget has ...
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    After major terror attacks, most people don't want to think about economics. But ...
  5. How Globalization Affects Developed Countries

    The increase in communications technology has companies competing in a global market. ...
  6. Investing in the Future: 17 Goals

    On September 25th 2015, 193 world leaders committed to 17 Global Goals to achieve ...
  1. What governments have used the human development index (HDI) to set policy?

    Learn more about what the Human Development Index (HDI) entails, and find out how governments use this index to set and evaluate ...
  2. What are the key metrics of the human development index (HDI)?

    Learn the three key metrics that comprise the U.N. Human Development Index and how metric measurement differs in the United ...
  1. What Countries Get For Their High Taxes

    Are there advantages to having the highest taxes in the world? Let's take a look ...
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