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Asset-based poverty scheme leads to more consumption: J-PAL

A study conducted in six countries by the The Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), a centre in the Department of Economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), shows that ultra poor programme similar to that run by ... Business Standard India, 1 month ago
'Ultra poor programme boosts consumption' Smart Investor, 1 month ago

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MIT's Abhijit Banerjee: Anti-Poverty Intervention Provides Sustained Boost to Incomes and Wealth.

CAMBRIDGE, MA -- An anti-poverty program tested extensively on three continents has produced sustained gains in individuals' income, wealth, and well-being, according to a study published today in the journal Science. The program provides very ...
 IndUS Business Journal1 month ago A 'Graduation' from Poverty  ScienceNewsline1 month ago MIT researchers are fighting extreme poverty with science  Boston Globe1 month ago Anti-poverty intervention provides sustained boost to incomes and wealth, study finds  PhysOrg.com1 month ago

8 Companies Creating a Better World You Need to Know About

With a greater focus on social and planetary responsibility and how our actions today impact those around us, both now and in our lives to come, more companies are seeking to create rational solutions and generate revenue around establishing ...
 Inc.com1 week ago

An anti-poverty guide for Modi

A programme that endeavours to graduate the poorest people could have seminal implications for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government, says Prachi Salve, A chicken, goat or a similar “productive asset” or goods (such as betel leaves or vegetables) for a small shop. Training on using such assets. Money to reduce incentive to sell assets in an emergency. Frequent personal mentoring or coaching. Health education. Savings services for between 18 and 24 months.
 Rediff.com1 month ago Goats and more: An anti-poverty guide for Modi  Sify1 month ago Chicken and more: An anti-poverty guide for PM Modi  Business Standard India1 month ago

Poverty-breaker project piloted in Bengal

KOLKATA: An innovative poverty alleviation programme that was piloted in Murshidabad and then tried out elsewhere in India and five other countries has busted a myth that the poor do not understand the value of asset creation. In fact, quite the ...
 Times of India1 month ago

What It Takes To Lift Families Out Of Poverty

More than a million people in Peru earn less than the equivalent of about $450 each year. Courtesy of Michael Rizzo/CGAP hide caption i toggle caption Courtesy of Michael Rizzo/CGAP Eighteen year ago, Dean Karlan was a fresh, bright-eyed ...
 NPR1 month ago

French economist wins Princess of Asturias Award for Social Sciences

Oviedo, Spain, May 13 (EFE) .- French economist Esther Duflo, who works on alleviating poverty, received the 2015 Princess of Asturias Awards for Social Sciences on Wednesday. The jury highlighted her innovative and decisive contributions to the ...
 Individual.com1 month ago

Anti-poverty strategy offers sustained benefit for ultra-poor, says study in Science

EurekAlert! offers a one-stop science news distribution service you can trust. EurekAlert! is a service of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. A new 6-country study shows a comprehensive approach for the ultra-poor, the ...
 EurekAlert!1 month ago A 'graduation' from poverty  EurekAlert!1 month ago

The Anti-Poverty Experiment - Jason Zweig

Photocredit:Carol M. Highsmith, Mural and homeless man in San Francisco Mission District, Library of Congress By Jason Zweig |June 5, 2015 11:19 a.m. ET The U.S. and other wealthy nations have spent trillions of dollars over the past ...
 Klse I3investor.com3 weeks ago

Lifting people out of extreme poverty requires a comprehensive approach, study finds

A significant portion of the global population lives in extreme poverty. While the numbers have declined in the last few decades, World Bank estimates show that about 1.3 billion people worldwide make less than $1.25 a day. While there's no magic ...
 The Verge1 month ago
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