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Jason Karaian

Jason Karaian is Senior Europe Correspondent for Quartz, based in London. He previously spent 10 years at The Economist Group, first at the European edition of CFO magazine writing about the financial aspects of business and later, as financial services editor at the Economist Intelligence Unit, covering the business aspects of finance. He also served as industries editor for The World In and wrote about everything from banks to bonds to basketball for The Economist. Before moving to London he was a macroeconomic analyst in Chicago, where he developed an affinity for data and statistics that he now uses to enrich—and demystify—stories about the business world.
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What Skills Will Human Workers Need When Robots Take Over?

August 4, 2016 FROM NEXTGOV arrow A few years ago, Michael Osborne and a colleague at Oxford University caused a stir when they published research suggesting 47 percent of jobs in the U.S. are at risk of being replaced with robot labor. Subsequent studies suggest closer to 10 percent of jobs in developed countries could be...

Germany is, By One Ranking, the World's Best Country

January 20, 2016 There are a million ways to rank countries, but most measure only one thing—the strength of the economy, students’ test scores, goat ownership, and so on. Can’t we just cut to the chase? Which is the bestcountry? The answer, apparently, is Germany. Take that, Canada! This is based on new...

Volkswagen Admits Its Cheating Software Is in 11 Million Cars Worldwide

September 22, 2015 FROM NEXTGOV arrow “We have totally screwed up.” That was the frank assessment of a Volkswagen executive in the U.S., coming clean about the German carmaker’s burgeoning emissions-cheating scandal at a public appearance in New York yesterday (Sept. 21). It is an understatement. Today, the company revealed that “discrepancies” in the software that...

Here is Where the Elderly Still Work … By Choice or Necessity

September 8, 2015 Across the US, people are enjoying time off today for Labor Day. Perhaps they’re visiting parents or grandparents—after all, they probably have the day off work, too. The workforce, like society at large, is aging. In the US, there are some 3 million more workers over 65 than there were...

The Maker of the AK-47 Says It's a 'Weapon of Peace'

December 3, 2014 One of the most recognizable instruments of war is getting a makeover. Kalashnikov Concern, the company behind the ubiquitous AK-47 assault rife, unveiled a new corporate identity at a high-profile event in Moscow yesterday. A more stylized logo for the parent company was revealed, along with a somewhat Orwellian new...

The Invasion of Ukraine in Maps, Satellite Photos and Video

August 29, 2014 Although most world leaders have not actually come out and said so, Ukraine is being invaded. That’s according to Ukrainian politicians and military officials, NATO representatives, and, privately, officials in Washington. What, exactly, is going on on the ground? Satellite images shared by NATO yesterday showed Russian artillery units just...

Nouri al-Maliki’s Tenure as Iraq’s Prime Minister in 5 Charts

August 14, 2014 Although he is not going quietly, it seems that Nouri al-Maliki’s time as prime minister of Iraq is up. The premier’s tumultuous tenure, which began in May 2006, looks likely to end amid a brutal civil war fueled by the bloodthirsty extremists of ISIL. With al-Maliki saying that only the...

Europe Joins the Russian Sanctions Party

July 29, 2014 Ever since the annexation of Crimea in March, the US and others have urged Europe to get tough on Moscow, particularly since the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane packed with Europeans over eastern Ukraine. Today Europe got tough—at least, a good bit tougher than the travel bans and asset...

Europe Will Let Its Citizens Edit Google Search Results for Their Names

May 13, 2014 FROM NEXTGOV arrow Google and other search engines routinely field takedown requests to remove material from results that violates copyright, defamation, and other laws. But a ruling today (pdf) by the European Union’s highest court will now require them to consider takedown requests for material that is merely embarrassing or inconvenient, rather than...

Russia's Secret Weapon Against the West

April 14, 2014 Energy markets have been a bit more volatile recently, thanks to sporadic violence in Ukraine and the war of words between Russia and the West. Both sides of the conflict are playing pipeline politics, with threats and counter-threats flying between some of the world’s biggest energy suppliers and consumers. As...

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