Links of Interest: July 13, 2016

China’s Challenge to the Law of the Sea

By Brahma Chellaney, Project Syndicate

Implications for China’s rejection of the landmark ruling by the Permanent Court of Arbitration, including what it means for United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).

With Competition in Tatters, the Rip of Inequality Widens

By Eduardo Porter, The New York Times

A look at the future of competition policy and how the lack of competition in industries across America could worsen inequality.

Scientists Discover What Economists Haven’t Found: Humans

Working towards building a better theory of human nature

By David Sloan Wilson and Joseph Henrich

A unique look at what drives human economic behaviour with a mix of history, biology, anthropology and behavioral economics explored in more depth by Joseph Henrich, author of The Secret of Success: How Culture is Driving Human Evolution, Domesticating Our Species, and Making Us Smarter

Canadian International Development Platform Data Report 2016

A look at key trends and patterns in Canadian foreign assistance, international trade, migration and remittances, and foreign investment.

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