China’s Cabinet, the State Council publishes guidelines to promote the opening and sharing of government data to improve governance, boost innovation  and promote economic restructuring, with the aim of forging a new model of social governance. A mechanism will be …

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Summer jobs build character. (Fox) In my late teens, I developed skills that have served me invaluably as an employee and an economist. I had complete confidence that I could move just about anywhere, find a job, a place to …

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Economics Britain Charts CfC datablogs “Gissa job, mate.” A queue outside a job centre in Bristol back in 2009. Image: Getty. The latest instalment of our weekly series, in which we use the Centre for Cities’ data tools to crunch …

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The population of Cambridgeshire is forecast to grow by approximately 25% between 2013 and 2036 (Cambridgeshire Research Group’s 2013-Based Population Forecasts). The rise in population will be driven in part by significant housing developments within the County. Cambridgeshire experienced a …

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