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
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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 Journal, 1 month ago A 'Graduation' from Poverty ScienceNewsline, 1 month ago MIT researchers are fighting extreme poverty with science Boston Globe, 1 month ago Anti-poverty intervention provides sustained boost to incomes and wealth, study finds PhysOrg.com, 1 month ago
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.com, 1 week ago
A programme that endeavours to graduate the poorest people could have seminal implications for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government, says Prachi Salve, IndiaSpend.com. 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.com, 1 month ago Goats and more: An anti-poverty guide for Modi Sify, 1 month ago Chicken and more: An anti-poverty guide for PM Modi Business Standard India, 1 month ago
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 India, 1 month ago
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 ...NPR, 1 month ago
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.com, 1 month ago
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
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.com, 3 weeks ago
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 Verge, 1 month ago
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