February 6, 2024

Q.E.D. Why Politicians Need an Evidence-based Approach to Policy Problems

Poor policymaking has significantly contributed to Europe’s challenges across various fields. Despite politicians’ professed commitment to evidence-based policymaking, the paper highlights how decisions are infected by populism and short-termism.
June 1, 2012

A World Waiting for Antibiotics: Six Reasons Why Antibiotics Resistance Plagues the World

Every year, between 180 and 260 people in Sweden die as a result of antibiotic resistance. Responsibility for increasing antibiotic resistance is often placed on doctors and consumers. It is argued that customer-oriented physicians and self-serving patients are driving the problem through increased prescribing.
March 1, 2012

The Energy Revolution is Already Here… But It Did Not Come From Where It Was Expected

Hydraulic fracturing, or ‘fracking’, has revolutionised world energy markets, making the United States into a net exporter of natural gas and drastically reducing its dependence on foreign oil. Because of the widespread availability of shale gas, many other countries could experience the same dramatic transformation.