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Harvard in a Multipolar World

Though China may surpass America as an economic power, Harvard can retain its global leadership in higher education by maintaining its core strengths.

Gregory N. Connolly

The former smoker turned anti-smoking guru directs Harvard School of Public Health’s Center for Global Tobacco Control.

Multiple Wives, Substandard Lives

Polygyny has mainly negative consequences for women, children, and unmarried young men—and is linked to violence among nations.

An African Breadbasket?

Calestous Juma sees agricultural innovation as a catalyst to promote development.

Who Is Poor?

A multidimensional poverty index, based on the ideas of Amartya Sen, reveals a different map of the world’s poor.