Visa-Freedom Has Causal Effect on Democracy Score, But Not on GDP, Researchers Find

Using retrogression analysis, PhD candidates in Political Science Ömer Zarpli and Uğur Altundal of, respectively, the University of Pittsburgh and Syracuse University have measured the effect of visa-freedom scores on democracy scores and GDP. Their findings point to a causal link – not just a correlation – between visa-freedom and democracy scores as measured by

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Third of UHNWIs Hold Second Passport, Another Third Plan to Buy One, Wealth Report Finds

34% of Ultra High Net Worth Individuals (UHNWIs) – defined as those with a net worth in excess of US$30 million – have already obtained a second passport, according to Knight Frank’s 2018 Global Wealth Report. A further 29% of respondents to the report’s Attitudes Survey said they planned to purchase a citizenship, while 21% said

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