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The Things We Do: Saving for Change
World Bank

Saving for Change: Why is it so difficult for people of all in...

Saving money is hard. However, it is also necessary for making large purchases like a house or car, opening up a business, or planning for retirement. Saving can be particularly difficult for the poor who live day-by-day and do not have much ..., 1 day ago
The Things We Do: Saving for Change World Bank, 1 week ago

Conference on digital experimentation

Dear All, Just a friendly reminder that there is one week left to submit work to theConferenceonDigitalExperimentation at MIT... The deadline is Friday August 15! We have already received a significant number of submissions and space is ...
 Eventseer.net1 week ago 1st conference on digital experimentation  Eventseer.net2 months ago

The Crazy New Idea That Could Solve Global Poverty

The Western Kenyan village of Nyawita is a dry, sparse place. In the mornings, wives tend to small plots of corn or cassava near their mud-wall homes. Husbands shepherd their few cows around, searching for patches of grass. Children attend a local ...
 TakePart2 weeks ago

Water, water everywhere, not a drop to drink

Nearly three-quarters of rural Indian households do not have access to safe drinking water on their premises according to the Census 2011 data. Photo: HT Every monsoon brings with it stories of child deaths in different parts of the country owing ...
 Livemint.com2 weeks ago
Huffington Post Canada

The CRA Should Not Define Poverty's Threshold

Prevention is better than cure. The doctor knows it. The taxman doesn't. The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has recently forced Oxfam Canada to exclude "preventing poverty" from their mission statement in order to keep their charity status.
 Huffington Post Canada3 weeks ago

Social Agenda Has To Be Central To The Country; It Can't Be A Side-Show

Development economist Abhijit Banerjee , professor at the Massa­chu­setts Institute of Technology, is a close tracker of the Indian economy. He is the co-author of the award-winning work, Poor Eco­nomics , along with Esther Duflo. Excerpts from ...
 Outlook India1 month ago
India Today

Demolishing Onionomics

Shekhar Gupta July 11, 2014| UPDATED10:42 IST National Interest by Shekhar Gupta We Indians are not heartless or anti-poor. We are just plain stupid in figuring out who exactly is poor, and how poverty is to be defined in 2014. Much of the ...
 India Today1 month ago

Is rise of middle class good for democracy?

By Nic Cheeseman More by Kenya has one of the largest middle classes in Africa. But what does it mean to be middle class in Africa? And is there any evidence that the middle class is more democratic? NIC CHEESMAN shares findings of survey he ...
 Daily Nation1 month ago
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