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Esther Duflo on Poverty: It's Not Just the Lack of Money

by By iMFdirect Esther Duflo, Professor of Development Economics at MIT, co-founded The Poverty Lab to find innovative approaches to poverty alleviation. In this podcast, Duflo says she became an economist specifically to study poverty. I came ... IMF, 2 weeks ago

Long road to gender equality in India

Gender budgeting has helped but women need more economic freedom and better access to public goods India formally adopted gender budgeting in 2005. In that year, finance minister P. Chidambaram included in the budget documents a separate statement ...
 Livemint.com5 days ago

How to hit the high note

My last trip to King's Place was to watch a performance by The Swingle Singers; so it struck a chord with me when I had the opportunity last week to return to this amazing venue to attend Women of Silicon Roundabout, the largest UK conference ...
 WeAreTheCity1 week ago
Counter Currents

A Taster Of Women Power

It has been more than 20 years since the 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendment Acts termed as post-Independent India's most revolutionary exercise in democratic decentralization and devolution of power were passed by the Parliament, mandating ...
 Counter Currents4 weeks ago
Millennium Post

When tribals are forced to change their food habits

4 November 2016, New Delhi, Kundan Pandey Before conservation laws restricted access, tribes were closely connected to forests and had a range of options for food. A recent paper by the World Obesity Foundation reveals this shocking ...
 Millennium Post1 month ago
Counter Currents

In Villages Women Hold The Reigns

If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman -Margaret Thatcher If we want to bring a truly transformative gender revolution, we must remember that all women, regardless of their marital status, need access ...
 Counter Currents1 month ago

Latin American Ministers discuss challenges of 2030 Agenda and the sustainable way out of poverty

Posted October 31st, 2016 for United Nations Development Programme Representatives from 33 countries meet in the VIII Ministerial Forum to rethink possible progress models from a multidimensional approach, in line with the Sustainable Development ...
 PressReleasePoint1 month ago ECLAC ECONOMIC COMMISSION FOR LATIN AMERICA AND : Latin American Ministers Discuss Challenges of 2030 Agenda and the Sustainable Way Out of Poverty  4 Traders1 month ago
MSN Philippines

Nobel Economics Prize 2016: World Bank's new chief economist Paul Romer likely winner

Stockholm: The World Bank's new chief economist is among those tipped to win the Nobel Economics Prize on Monday, as the awards season moves into a second week. The economics prize is unique among the Nobel awards in that it was created by the ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago World Bank's top economist tipped for Nobel  World News Australia1 month ago

Methods to Clarify Drivers of Conflict: Social Science in Zharay and Maiwand Districts, Kandahar Province, Afghanistan

Chris Shove The purpose of this paper is to describe social science research methods employed in Afghanistan during 2011-2012 and to report their use to clarify social issues related to conflict. The area of operations (AO) comprised Zharay and ...
 Small Wars Journal1 month ago

Is Israel prepared for a brave new world in which robots do the work humans once did?

ON WEEKDAYS, most people get up in the morning and go to their jobs. The fortunate ones work because they love to; the less fortunate work to support themselves and their families; and the vast majority of workers are a combination of both. What ...
 Jerusalem Post2 months ago
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