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15 December 2005

Tim Harford wrote an excellent piece for openDemocracy earlier this year on Thomas Schelling - winner of the so-called "Nobel prize for economics" - and his game theory. I read his columns in the UK Financial Times regularly, but only today took a look at his blog, after a recommendation from another blogger mate of mine last week.

I especially like this post, where Harford imagines his wife and their babysitter as two different states negotiating at the WTO. It pretty much sums up my feelings about trade negotiation...

Should we allow artificial intelligence to manage migration?

How is artificial intelligence being used in governing migration? What are the risks and opportunities that the emerging technology raises for both the state and the individual crossing a country’s borders?

Ryerson University’s Canada Excellence Research Chair in Migration and Integration and openDemocracy have teamed up to host this free live discussion on 15 April at 5pm UK time/12pm EDT.

Hear from:

Ana Beduschi Associate professor of law, University of Exeter

Hilary Evans Cameron Assistant professor, faculty of law, Ryerson University

Patrick McEvenue Senior director, Strategic Policy Branch, Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada

Chair: Lucia Nalbandian Researcher, CERC Migration, Ryerson University

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