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Initiative to kindle innovation in government

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS State to tie up with MIT lab to evaluate welfare schemes Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Friday announced the launch of Tamil Nadu Innovative Initiative (TII) in the State Planning Commission to ... The Hindu, 2 weeks ago

NexThought Monday Were in this Together: With the Practical Impact Alliance, MIT building broad network to support BoP enterprise development

Today, many corporations, social ventures and non-governmental organizations are exploring inclusive, market-driven models to create shared value in base of the pyramid markets. However, while the innovation necessary to make these models successful ...
 NextBillion.net1 week ago

New Film Follows a 'Ragtag Robotics Team' That Beat MIT, But Still Has a Battle to Fight

[embedded content] In 2004, a "ragtag robotics team" arrived at a collegiate competition held at the University of California, Santa Barbara; just four undocumented teenage boys from a Title 1 high school, where most students live in poverty. ...
 Bostinno1 month ago

PM The Evidence-Based Approach to Global Poverty Reduction: What is our Role here in Switzerland?

In recent decades, astonishingly large improvements have been made to reduce poverty worldwide. Contrary to popular belief, poor countries are not doomed to stay poor and a lot can be done to effectively improve the living conditions of the poorest ...
 Universität Zürich2 months ago

Generation Next

Finance & Development, September 2014, Vol. 51, No. 3 Carmen Rollins PDF version 25 economists under 45 who are shaping the way we think about the global economy We asked you, our readers, and assorted international economists and ...
 IMF1 day ago
International Business Times UK

IMF Lists 25 Brightest Young Economists

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has identified twenty-five young economists who it expects will shape the world's thinking about the global economy in the future. The list of bright, young economists (they are all aged under 45) is dominated ...
 International Business Times UK1 day ago
Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Interview with Glenn Loury

Glenn Loury is an exceptional scholar, with important work in income inequality, public finance, discrimination, game theory, natural resource economics and other areas. He is also African American, a rarity in economics. While race has neither ...
 Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis1 week ago

Tamil Nadu to launch innovative initiative

Chennai, Aug 8 (IANS) Departments and undertakings under the Tamil Nadu government will set up "Tamil Nadu Innovative Initiative" to inculcate the spirit of innovation in the state, Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa said here Friday. In a statement in ...
 Mangalorean2 weeks ago

The centre may not hold: how public rage may hurt India

I feel for Akhilesh Yadav. There was a short period of time, somewhere between his coming to power and the point when the growing shadow of Narendra Modi blotted everything else out of the media landscape, when he almost became the flavour of the ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago

Leveling the Playing Field for Worker Cooperatives

Cross-posted from Truth Out A quiet revolution is rumbling through New York's municipal offices as they retool to support the creation of worker cooperatives as a way to fight poverty. Spurred by the powerful example of immigrant-owned ...
 Resilience2 months ago
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