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The Myth of the American Dream

Why the United States is far from being a meritocracy

The United States of America has always been regarded as a land of opportunity. Throughout its four-hundred-year history, it has provided refuge to those fleeing poverty and persecution. To this day, millions of people travel there every year in hopes of finding a better life. According to data by the U.S. Census Bureau, net international
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Big Changes

How Big Data is revolutionizing economics

A few weeks ago I attended the Digital Economy Days, a technological conference organized by the University of Amsterdam in partnership with Samsung, that encourages students to get ready for the digital economy environment in which they will be working. Being rather tech adverse and having a limited understanding of anything beyond Microsoft Office, one
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