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A group of men that Nigerian police identified as Boko Haram extremist fighters. A new study suggests messages from trusted religious leaders can persuade people to welcome former members of the terrorist group back into their communities. (Photo AP/Jossy Ola)
Messages from trusted religious authorities can persuade people to reintegrate former Boko Haram fighters into the Nigerian communities terrorized by the violent extremist group for more than a...
Arkolakis is teaching a class on "The Economics of Space" (ECON 433) this semester.
Economists have long been interested in how space – or distance – affects economic activity between buyers and sellers, firms and workers, or global trading partners. But until recently, traditional...
EU Commission Vice President Maroš Šefčovič announcing the Commission’s proposals for Northern Ireland yesterday.
On Tuesday, in a speech delivered to diplomats at the UK embassy in Lisbon, Lord David Frost, the UK Minister for the Cabinet Office, called for a new Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland, raised...
Espín-Sánchez is one of the organizers of the Program in Economic History, an activity of the Economic Growth Center.
Auction-based water markets, which distribute the greatest amount of water to the highest bidders, have been lauded for their ability to meet demand efficiently. Amid increasing threats of water...
Alan Mikhail, Chace Family Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History
The following op-ed written by Alan Mikhail, Chace Family Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History, appears in today’s Los Angeles Times: In all that has been written about...
Christine Ngaruiya, MD, MSc, DTM&H, is Assistant Professor in the Department of Emergency Medicine at Yale School of Medicine. She is a co-founding member of the Yale Network for Global Non-...
Demonstrators in Warsaw yesterday protesting the Constitutional Tribunal’s decision last Thursday.
After all of the infringement procedures initiated by the EU in response to Polish legislation involving its courts, after the long and still-unresolved dispute between the EU and Poland over the...
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The following Op-Ed written by Timothy Snyder, Richard C. Levin Professor of History, appeared in the Los Angeles Times on October 3: It was one of those uncanny nights when everything blurs and then...
The official results of the parliamentary elections in Germany have been published. The Social Democrats won the victory in the Bundestag elections. They have already refused to go into coalition...
Salma Mousa
On September 16, the Council on Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) hosted Salma Mousa, assistant professor of political science at Yale and a scholar of migration, conflict, and social cohesion, for a...
The Latin American Interdisciplinary Gender Network (LAIGN) is delighted to announce the formation of a new working group dedicated to bringing together policymakers and academics who work on gender-...
The European Council at its informal meeting at Brdo Castle in Slovenia, Tuesday evening.
On Tuesday, the European Council, which consists of the leaders of the 27 member states of the European Union, met for an informal working dinner in Brdo pri Kranju, Slovenia to discuss the role of...