Only two days after his 103rd birthday, jazz musician Lionel Ferbos died in his home in New Orleans on July 19, 2014. PROJECT M spoke to the legendary trumpeter earlier this year.
Financial illiteracy is widespread and few people can legitimately claim “We don’t need no education,” but off-the-shelf approaches are no solution either.
Few people will walk past a dollar lying on the sidewalk, but when opportunities present themselves more subtly, we often ignore them at immense cost to ourselves.
Financial education programs can raise young people’s awareness of how to save for status symbols, such as trainers and smartphones. Adults, however, don’t learn as fast.
Apart from low levels of financial literacy, OECD’s PISA report shows a gender gap that occurs after leaving school.
Examine the effects of aging on societies around the world in this interactive graph.
On the occasion of World Population Day (July 11), age researcher Ursula Staudinger discusses her idea of a society of longer – and fewer – lives with PROJECT M.
With 30 years as a fire fighter and first responder to accidents in the bush of southeast Australia, Malcolm Stepnell is a prime witness to both automobile innovation and human stupidity.
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Lessons for accountants and risk managers from the 2014 World Cup.
For Deirdre McCloskey, economics is poetry and innovation a beautiful ideal that created modern prosperity.