Dr Gildas Hounmanou with his colleagues at the University of Copenhagen. Hounmanou, from Benin, studied in Denmark.
Danida Fellowship Centre/Vibeke Quaade
Global research funding, such as that offered by Denmark's government, can open doors for African researchers to study abroad and then take their skills home.
Not sure if you’re paying the right price for your tree? The Hotelling equation modified by Faustmann can help.
A Protestant tradition with pagan roots, the Christmas tree is now a global phenomenon. It also reveals much about market economics, so let's climb on the sleigh and take a ride around this holiday item…
‘Die! Die! Die!’
Apple Arcade and Google Stadia may threaten a sector that spawned the likes of Farmville and Angry Birds. Developers can build better communities in response.
Families of those at risk of extremism need to be supported, not judged.
Greenland and Denmark have a complicated history, but the connection runs deeper than economic convenience.
The coast of Greenland is not for sale.
The USA has a long colonial history – as does Denmark. The USA has even tried to buy Greenland before. But this time, Greenland isn't Denmark's to sell.
Even working women who have partners often have to do the most work at home.
Does having children make the goal of fairly dividing work at home more elusive?
The 26 silver keys to Christiansborg Castle.
Christiansborg Archaeological Heritage Project (CAHP)
The story of Asameni and Christiansborg Castle’s keys reveals the complexities of decisions taken during the transatlantic slave trade.
Skat was the name of the Danish tax agency. It’s also a term of affection.
Other countries seem happy to pay more tax than we do, and they are among the world's top performers.
We assume that people in Nordic countries have a better standard of mental health than anywhere else, but that assumption is based on a limited way of measuring it.
Instead of overreacting to minor slights, it’s healthier to just say, ‘pyt.’
Pyt doesn't have an exact English translation, but there's a rich strain of psychological research devoted to its benefits in everyday life.
Growing, growing, gone.
Brexit has stimulated the debate about the net economic benefits of EU membership. New findings show these are not clearly positive.
Child ready to receive measles vaccine, Bissau, Guinea-Bissau.
Christine Stabell Benn
Vaccines have 'non-specific effects' that have the potential to save millions of lives.
Recycled Island Foundation
A floating park made from discarded plastic in Rotterdam could spark new thinking on how we manage waste.
All too often the Arctic region is portrayed as an area on the cusp of military invasion. This is an easy narrative to sell. But is there really a new Cold War coming?
A better tomorrow?
Brexit may be an unexpected boon for the UK's climate leadership. Here's how the UK can seize the initiative.
Archival illustration of the Christiansborg Castle.
Danish National Museum
Archaeological research at Christiansborg Castle in Ghana has provided an in-depth understanding of Danish, Ga and Danish-Ga lived experiences during the eighteenth century transatlantic slave trade.
Trump and Merkel: Friends, foes or frenemies?
AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
The president, who called the European Union a 'foe' following a series of meetings in Europe, may not realize just how much Americans have gained from their relationship with Europe.
The captain of a Finnish icebreaker looks out from the bridge as it sails into floating sea ice on the Victoria Strait while traversing the Northwest Passage in the Canadian Arctic Archipelago in July 2017. The waterways of the Arctic are of particular interest to non-Arctic jurisdictions like China and the European Union.
(AP Photo/David Goldman)
The recent Arctic Council meeting in Finland shows there's still avid interest in developing the Arctic. Some are arguing the entire region should be considered a 'global commons.'
Okay, we get it, you’re happy – no need to rub it in.
Their culture places a high value on something many Americans don't.