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Why poverty action plans don't work
Bangladesh Daily Star

Why poverty action plans don't work

CAN we really banish poverty in Bangladesh by the year 2030? I do not question the loftiness of the goal of eradicating poverty or the sincerity of policy makers and the economists. However, what gives me reasons for concern is the lack of evidence ... Bangladesh Daily Star, 1 month ago

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Learning's not about enrolment, latrines in school. Were failing children on massive scale

MIT economists Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo at The Idea Exchange. Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo are directors of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, a research centre at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In this session ...
 Indian Express1 month ago

Microcredit no panacea for poverty: study

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu Six studies conducted in four continents reveal that small loans had no impact on women's empowerment. TOPICS Six studies in four continents also reveal that small loans had no impact on ...
 The Hindu2 months ago
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The death of international development

Posted in: Economics, Economy, Globalization, International Relations, Poverty | No comments International development is in serious crisis. Charities are worried about the fact that public support for development is waning that people just don't ...
 ZNet4 weeks ago Essay: The death of international development  Red Pepper1 month ago

Three MIT Rhodes Scholars

From left to right: Elliot Akama-Garren, Anisha Gururaj, and Noam Angrist Elliot Akama-Garren 15, Anisha Gururaj 15, and Noam Angrist 13 were among the 32 Americans named Rhodes Scholars, tying the Institute's 2009 record for the most ...
 Technology Review1 month ago

3 Questions: Amy Finkelstein on testing health care systems

MIT economist explains why randomized trials can improve medical care. Peter Dizikes | MIT News Office About 80 percent of studies of U.S. medical interventions use randomized controlled trials (RCTs), the gold standard of laboratory research.
 Health Canal1 month ago

Microcredit doesn't live up to promise of transforming lives of the poor, 6 studies show

Six new studies find small loans for underserved entrepreneurs have some benefits but are not a viable poverty alleviation tool Microcredit--providing small loans to underserved entrepreneurs--has been both celebrated and vilified as a ...
 Innovations Report2 months ago

School reforms buried under paperwork

WHEN ALL WORK HAPPENS ON PAPER: Bureaucrats in the education departments are so busy with paperwork that they have no time to deal with school problems The pursuit of good governance has become ubiquitous in Indian politics. Across party lines, ...
 Business Standard India1 week ago
Funds Society

UBS Launches a New Philanthropy Offering for U.S. Clients

UBS Financial Services wealth management clients in the U.S. are now able to make philanthropic donations to the UBS Optimus Foundation , dedicated to the health, education and protection of children around the world. Investors with an interest in ...
 Funds Society3 weeks ago UBS : Launches a New Philanthropy Offering for U.S. Clients  4 Traders3 weeks ago
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Letters to the Editor: Issue 20 — March 9

Dear undergraduates of the University of Toronto, I understand your frustration with the strike and Im not asking for your support (although very welcome) but just the opportunity to explain my position, which is shared with many grad students.
 The Varsity Online3 weeks ago
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