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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, 2 months ago
'Ultra poor programme boosts consumption' Smart Investor, 2 months ago

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 Journal2 months 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 month 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.com2 months ago Goats and more: An anti-poverty guide for Modi  Sify2 months ago Chicken and more: An anti-poverty guide for PM Modi  Business Standard India2 months ago

Proof in extreme poverty can end. What are we waiting for? -- by Betty Wilkinson

Much of the news about global poverty is depressing, but this is fabulous: a large-scale experiment showing, with rigorous evidence, what works to lift people out of the most extreme poverty. Nicholas Kristof, The New York Times columnist. People ...
 Asian Development Bank2 weeks 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.com1 month ago
Mumbai Mirror

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The page that reads more than anushka sharma. Actor Juhi Chawla (centre) at the launch of Jyotin Goel's (left) book for children, 'Sept-Opus: Adventures of an Almost-Octopus', at Kitab Khana in Mumbai on Tuesday Kalam and the artist THE great ...
 Pune Mirror21 hours ago
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Reddit's Future Is the Future of the Internet

Reddit's been through a hell of a ride lately. It started with an update to the site's offensive content policy in May which led several weeks later to the banning of five hate-themed forums , a.k.a.subreddits. Over the Fourth of July holiday, the ...
 Wired News1 week ago

News Archive Thru 2015

Teaser Text: Content Body: Jacobs students find solutions for Bremen-based Logistics Service Providers May 29, 2015 During the spring semester 85 students taking part in the course General Logistics II taught by Prof. Julia Bendul ...
 Jacobs University.de2 weeks ago

MUrgency - UN RESEAU GLOBAL DE REPONSE D'URGENCE (One Global Emergency Response Network): Emergency Response that Connects the World

MUrgency Inc., the San Francisco based tech company which has developed MUrgency - UN RESEAU GLOBAL DE REPONSE D'URGENCE (One Global Emergency Response Network) cloud platform and mobile app, joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a ...
 Africa News Wire2 weeks ago
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