Janne Jokinen

36 Flips | 1 Magazine | @jannejokinen37 | Keep up with Janne Jokinen on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Janne Jokinen”

A new sort of health app can do the job of drugs

LUANN STOTTLEMYER has had diabetes for 23 years, but it was only in 2016 that her doctor prescribed a treatment that changed her life. It has allowed …

After affirmative action

IT IS no mystery why university entrance policies generate so much angst in America. Space at elite colleges is limited, and the degrees they confer …

What history says about inequality and technology

ONE factor behind the rise of income inequality in America over the past four decades is that the labour market has increasingly favoured the …

Internet firms’ legal immunity is under threat

GOOGLE, Facebook and other online giants like to see their rapid rise as the product of their founders’ brilliance. Others argue that their success …

European Union

Taming the beasts

TALK to Axelle Lemaire, a French secretary of state in charge of all things digital, and one topic quickly comes up: online platforms of the kind …

Nostrums for rostrums

IN 1949 Frank McNamara, an executive at a struggling finance company, had the idea of a charge card to settle the tab at high-class eateries. First, …

Kevytyrittäjyys on kasvava työn tekemisen malli – ”Olen säästynyt yrittäjyyden tuskilta”

Aarni Mikkola on 23-vuotias helsinkiläinen meikkaaja-maskeeraaja – ja kevytyrittäjä. Mikkola tekee säännöllisesti töitä Svenska Teaternin …

Among the Healers

TONALÁ, MEXICO — We arrive at noon and take our numbers. The more motivated, having traveled from all over Mexico, began showing up at 3 a.m. About half of the 80 people ahead of us sit in the long waiting room on benches that line the walls, while others stand clustered outside or kill the long …

HS kävi läpi kolmen kuukauden huoltajuuskiistat: Epäily äitien suosimisesta ei saa tukea

Käräjäoikeudet eivät näytä suosivan äitejä lasten huoltajuuteen ja asumiseen liittyvissä riidoissa, vaikka niin usein uskotaan. Esimerkiksi lapsen …

No names, no bias?

“IF YOU’VE got the grades, the skills and the determination, this government will ensure you can succeed,” trumpeted David Cameron, the British prime …

Civil Service

print-edition icon

THE Great Exhibition, staged in London in 1851, was intended to show off the inventive genius of Victorian Britain. In doing so it sparked a …

Intellectual Property

With a little help from my friends

“I LIKE money and nice things, but it’s not money that makes me happy. It’s people,” says one woman in a World Bank survey. She’s not alone: research …

London School of Economics

Technology Quarterly | The Economist

I know what you’ll do next summer<p>The relationship between information and crime has changed<p>Walls have eyes<p>Police have many new ways of monitoring …

Crime

How to join the 1%

MANAGEMENT consultants, investment banks and big law firms are the Holy Trinity of white-collar careers. They recruit up to a third of the graduates …

Employment

print-edition icon

THE field for the title of world’s worst economic distortion is a crowded one. Fuel subsidies in the emerging world are one contender; the implicit …

Finance

The great distortion

THE way that black holes bend light’s path through space cannot be smoothed out by human ingenuity. By contrast, a vast distortion in the world …

Ask the algorithm - Money management

Special report<p>Money managementAsk the algorithm<p>AS PROBLEMS GO, the suspicion that you are being overcharged by a private wealth manager is one of the …

Tony Blair

Cool, man - Crowdfunding

Special report<p>CrowdfundingCool, man<p>BANKERS ARE CONSERVATIVE types. It is hard to imagine any of them jumping at the opportunity presented by Ryan …

Peer-to-peer

Unequal beginnings

HALF a century ago doctors saw the fetus as a “perfect parasite”—absorbing what it needed but sealed off in the womb from any harm done to the …

Pregnancy

Mass action

BY REPUTATION, the law in England is a fusty old business. But one branch of it could soon be shaken up. Michael Green, an precocious 22-year-old …

Tony Blair

What were you thinking?

BOBBY UNSER, a former car racer, was snowmobiling with a friend in Colorado when a blizzard sent them off course. After their vehicles broke down the …

Criminal Law

print-edition icon

“MY BIG fear,” says Paul Ryan, an influential Republican congressman from Wisconsin, is that America is losing sight of the notion that “the …

Income Inequality

America’s new aristocracy

WHEN the candidates for the Republican presidential nomination line up on stage for their first debate in August, there may be three contenders whose …

Meet the market shapers

MOCKING economists is easy sport. They try to predict the future yet missed the 2008 crash, and make bizarre assumptions that cannot hold true. Other …

Hidden in the long tail

WHEN commerce began to move online, economists predicted two big benefits for consumers. Prices would become lower and more uniform. And the …

print-edition icon

IN THE 50 years between the end of the American civil war in 1865 and the outbreak of the first world war in 1914, a group of entrepreneurs …

Samaras’s failed gamble

ANTONIS SAMARAS, the centre-right Greek prime minister, lost one election on December 29th. Now he will have to fight another. His New Democracy …

Europe

Workers on tap

IN THE early 20th century Henry Ford combined moving assembly lines with mass labour to make building cars much cheaper and quicker—thus turning the …

Työpaikoilla pitäisi hengailla enemmän, sanoo aivotutkija

Kiti Müller teki viime syksynä monen mielestä oudon hypyn. Hän täytti 60 vuotta ja vaihtoi työnantajaa. Müller on neurologi, joka on kiinnostunut …

Kolumni: Suomalainen valehtelee aina – YK:ssakin saduillemme naurettiin

Suomalainen sanoo totuuden ääneen. Minun piti asua neljässä maassa ennen kuin aloin oivaltaa, että tämä uskomus itsestämme on väärä. Suomalainen on …