What Does The World Bank Actually Do?

What Does The World Bank Actually Do?

With thousands of employees and 189 member countries, the World Bank is one of the most powerful institutions in the world—funneling billions of dollars every year into ending global poverty. But as the World Bank has grown larger, it has also become more dysfunctional. High-budget projects with little oversight have reportedly led to corruption, cover-ups…

Bitcoin 101, with Daniel Altman

Bitcoin 101, with Daniel Altman

It’s been a big year for bitcoin, the virtual currency. This is the currency which onlyhas value because people want to use it. They want to trade it so that they can buy thingsonline, buy things perhaps in private settings and so they can hold onto it because theyexpect it will gain value into the…