Economics Journal: Copyright and the Case of Student Materials

Sir Isaac Newton, the great English physicist and mathematician, once famously said that what he accomplished was thanks to standing on the “shoulders of giants.”

The Arab World’s Looming Crisis: The Rapidly Rising Cost of Food

While many Arab countries are struggling to adapt to the economic implications of the Arab Spring, another crisis now looms on the horizon: the rising cost of food. Taking the necessary steps to tackle this crisis is in the interest of not only the Arab Spring states, but the entire region — including the wealthy Gulf emirates. After all, nearly every country in the Arab world is facing a lack of food security.

Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wins opposition party vote

Japan: Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe won a party election on Wednesday to make him leader of Japan's main opposition group, a position that may put him in line to become premier at the next election.