One of the downsides of globalization is the fact that it brought about the emergence of malignant non-state actors; countries that were once accustomed to the conventional threat from other states now had to face the menace of transnational organized criminal groups, and particularly terrorist entities.
It’s no secret that societies and states are capable of influencing terrorist behaviour. This is due to a myriad of factors that often go neglected because researchers tend to focus on the individual level of analysis of terrorists. This research explores the state and the global levels of analysis and their impact on terrorist behaviour.
In the development of AI, it is necessary to have access to huge masses of data. Foer of the Atlantic writes in his book, “The [firms that are dominant at developing AI] are the ones that have amassed the most complete portraits of us.
Arizonans have elected to increase the minimum wage twice since 2006 via ballot measures while lawmakers doubt that increasing the minimum wage positively affects workers. We conclude that a 1% increase in the minimum wage will on average produce a 1.13% increase in per capita income in Arizona. While at the same time, a 1% increase in the unemployment rate will produce a 5.1% decrease in per capita income and a 1% increase in the inflation rate will produce a 3.7% decrease in per capita income.
Estimates suggest that the United States comprises up to 80% of total global medical innovation. This is because the U.S. has a unique lack of price regulation on drugs, allowing pharmaceutical companies to thrive. However, leaders across the political spectrum including Clinton, Sanders, and Trump have been proposing the implementation of price controls on the pharmaceutical industry to slow rising drug prices.