Foreign Policy

A comparison of road conditions in Rwanda and Mali—the former an autocracy with sterling roads, the latter a democracy where poor road conditions reveal a deep divide in the country.
Sep 1, 2014   Foreign Policy
Google CEO Eric Schmidt discusses what makes a city smart and successful in this interview with <em>Foreign Policy</em>.
Aug 21, 2010   Foreign Policy
The rise of megacities and innovation hubs is leading to a balance shift that will make cities, not nations, the most powerful drivers in the world economy, according to Parag Khanna.
Aug 19, 2010   Foreign Policy
Writing in <em>Foreign Policy</em>, Joel Kotkin argues that increasing urbanization and density are not inevitable realities.
Aug 18, 2010   Foreign Policy
Some say the age of mega infrastructure projects is over in the U.S., but this piece from <em>Foreign Policy</em> argues the U.S. megaproject lives on -- just not inside the U.S.
Dec 14, 2009   Foreign Policy
The Legatum Institute, a London think tank, has published a report ranking countries in terms of prosperity. The U.S. took a big hit for health care.
Nov 3, 2009   Foreign Policy
Six of the world's fastest-growing megacities are examined in terms of their most pressing problems and what they are doing to address them.
Jun 16, 2006   Foreign Policy
Is economics is the most scientific of the social sciences? Perhaps, but economists today are still grappling with basic questions. The rest of the social sciences -- such as planning -- are even worse off.
Apr 10, 2006   Foreign Policy