Padma Srinivasan

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Why America will never get rid of Daylight Saving Time

The life of an economist is often frustrating. It’s our job to figure out the most efficient, welfare-enhancing solutions to economic problems, only to see the 2nd or even 20th best solution become policy. There are special interests and well-intentioned, but misinformed, policy makers who steer us …

Time Management

Aylan’s story: How desperation left a 3-year-old boy washed up on a Turkish beach

At least eleven refugees die after boats carrying them to Greece capsize off the coast of Bodrum.<p>At least eleven refugees die after boats carrying them to Greece capsize off the coast of Bodrum.<p>The first disturbing photo shows a small boy. He is wearing a red T-shirt and long shorts that stop below …

Banking on better forecasts: the new maths of weather prediction | Dr Hannah Christensen

Photograph: Hannah Christensen<p>Graph showing the percentage accuracy of the “best-guess” weather forecast over the last three decades in the northern and southern hemispheres. Source: …

Weather