There is indeed anxiety within the population, and other fiery emotions as well. So rather than reject the Anxiety Thesis entirely, next time we will build on it to see if something else might explain the strange world in which we are currently living.
It has never been easier and cheaper to manipulate data. But it has also never been easier to miss the point. All science, all business insight, everything of value in life, originates not with data, but with a brilliant hypothesis.
From dramatic climate changes and rapid urbanization to a growing youth bulge, these shifts are putting previous investments at risk and forcing us to rethink how to tackle increasingly complex development challenges.