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Readout of the President's Meeting with the Global Development...

The White House Office of the Press Secretary For Immediate Release April 14, 2014 Today the President met with members of the Global Development Council at the White House. President Obama welcomed the opportunity to hear the ... The White House, 2 days ago

Striving for a gender equal society

MARCH 8 was International Women's Day. Upon hearing that fact, men usually respond quite predictably with, So when is International Men's Day? A common answer I hear is, Every other day of the year. A classmate of mine had a different (less ...
 FZ.com5 days ago Women in Development  Brookings Institution3 weeks ago

Indian-origin professor named amongst world's top 50 thinkers

Washington, April 5 (ANI): An Indian-origin professor has bagged one of the top spots on this year's list of world's top 50 thinkers, featuring amongst the likes of Pope Francis, International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde and ...
 TruthDive1 week ago

April 2014 American Economic Journal: Applied Economics

American Economic Journal: Applied Economics publishes papers covering a range of topics in applied economics, with a focus on empirical microeconomic issues. In particular, we welcome papers on labor economics, development microeconomics, health, ...
 American Economic Association2 weeks ago
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Random Acts

Randomistas, proponents of randomized controlled trials, have recently been transforming the way we think about economic development and aid to poor countries. Photo illustration by Lisa Larson-Walker. Photos by Thinkstock, courtesy UNDP/Wikimedia ...
 Slate Magazine3 weeks ago

Ten Whats With…Dr. Susan Bissell

loading... by Micah Zenko January 11, 2012 Dr. Susan Bissell is Associate Director and Programmes Chief Child Protection, UNICEF, based in New York. Susan joined UNICEF in 1987 where her work has taken her to Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India, ...
 Council On Foreign Relations4 weeks ago

Poor state education in India threatens the futures of millions of children

Absent teachers, lack of incentives and low standards force Indians, rich and poor, into the private sector Armal Ali lives in one of the poorest neighbourhoods of Lucknow, the capital of Uttar Pradesh , India . The family of 11 occupy a ...
 Education News1 month ago

When Given the Opportunity, Extreme Poor Take Destiny Into Their Own Hands

When the U.N. General Assembly adopted The Universal Declaration of Human Rights in December 1948, it essentially stipulated the right for all people to a decent job with decent pay and social protection in the case of temporary unemployment that ...
 Huffington Post1 month ago

Devaki Jain, Deepshika Bhateja say India needs a women vote bank

Devaki Jain / Deepshika Bhateja | Mail Today | New Delhi,March 4, 2014| UPDATED09:36 IST The news that three of India's women chief ministers Mamata Banerjee, Jayalalithaa and Mayawati (now ex-chief minister) - had opted out of joining the ...
 India Today1 month ago

Ecotourism reduces poverty near protected parks, Georgia State University research shows

ATLANTA--Protected natural areas in Costa Rica reduced poverty by 16 percent in neighboring communities, mainly by encouraging ecotourism, according to new research published today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Although ...
 Brightsurf Science News1 month ago
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