Month: September 2019

PoliticsPublic Policy

The Future of Work

One of the most trending issue in the last few years is on the future of work. How will the nature of work change in the coming years? Already, we are seeing many adjustments being made to the workplace; more however is to come. New jobs are being created while old jobs faded to the…

Book reviewPoliticsPublic Policy

Seriously, A Culture of Poverty?

Is there such a thing as a “culture of poverty”? This question was triggered after I chanced upon an article by Anandi Mani, a professor in behavioural economics at the Blavatnik School of Government. She co-wrote a paper titled “Poverty impedes Cognitive Function”, that suggests that being poor reduces a person’s cognitive ability. In other…