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June 11, 2018

Nigeria
Nigeria-Boko-Haram-Terrorism-Security-Tracker Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: June 2–June 8

This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger between June 2 and June 8.

May 14, 2018

Nigeria
Nigeria-Boko-Haram-Terrorism-Security-Tracker Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: May 5 - May 11

This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger between May 5 and May 11.

May 7, 2018

Nigeria
Nigeria-Boko-Haram-Terrorism-Security-Tracker Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: April 28 - May 4

This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger between April 28 and May 4.

April 23, 2018

Nigeria
Nigeria-Boko-Haram-Terrorism-Security-Tracker Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: April 14 - April 20

This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger between April 14 and April 20.

May 18, 2018

Drug Policy
Play Opioids Understanding the Opioid Epidemic

Speakers examine the growing opioid epidemic in the United States and compare global responses to opioid addiction, discuss the effects on the U.S. economy and labor force, and explore potential medi…

November 21, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa
NST Tracker 1.10 to 1.16 Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: November 12 – November 18

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from November 12, 2016 to November 18, 2016. This update also represents violence …

November 14, 2016

Sub-Saharan Africa
NST Tracker 1.10 to 1.16 Nigeria Security Tracker Weekly Update: November 5 – November 11

Below is a visualization and description of some of the most significant incidents of political violence in Nigeria from October 29, 2016 to November 3, 2016. This update also represents violence re…

February 1, 2013

Education
A preschooler on his first day of school in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Bazuki Muhammad/Courtesy Reuters). Education: Do International Test Scores Matter?

We’ve all seen the headlines: American students are far from stellar performers on international tests. Whether it’s the OECD’s oft-cited gold-standard PISA test on math and reading, the TIMSS test o…

July 3, 2012

Trade
A natural gas drilling rig operates outside Rifle, Colorado (George Frey/Courtesy Reuters). Morning Brief: Chesapeake Energy’s 1 Percent Tax Rate

Over its 23-year history, Chesapeake Energy has paid taxes that amount to only 1 percent of its pretax profits (Bloomberg). The company—a leader in shale gas development—has benefited from a century-…

October 10, 2012

Education
Entrepreneur turned scholar Vivek Wadhwa (Courtesy Wadhwa.com). The Immigrant Exodus: Why Washington Needs to Listen

I had the pleasure of hosting an event last week for Vivek Wadhwa to discuss his important and troubling new book, The Immigrant Exodus. Wadhwa, an entrepreneur turned scholar, has done more than any…