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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 week ago
'Ultra poor programme boosts consumption' Smart Investor, 1 week 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 week ago A 'Graduation' from Poverty  ScienceNewsline2 weeks ago MIT researchers are fighting extreme poverty with science  Boston Globe2 weeks ago Anti-poverty intervention provides sustained boost to incomes and wealth, study finds  PhysOrg.com2 weeks 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.com3 days ago Goats and more: An anti-poverty guide for Modi  Sify3 days ago Chicken and more: An anti-poverty guide for PM Modi  Business Standard India3 days 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 week 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 week 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.com2 weeks 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!2 weeks ago A 'graduation' from poverty  EurekAlert!2 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 Verge2 weeks ago

South Africa's youth unemployment problem: What we need to know

Youth unemployment in South Africa has reached critical proportions: it was measured at 53.6% in 2013, and in 2014, youth comprised 41.8% of the total national unemployment rate of 25.4%. Socio-economic inequality and inadequate education are two ... hours ago

Fundamentalist America Has Trashed Secular Governance, Modernity, Democracy, Women's Rights And Children's Rights In The Muslim World Successive American governments claim to be leading a global fight of Western civilization against Muslim extremists but the Awful Truth is that American governments lie and that a pro-One Percenter, religious ...
 Counter Currents1 week ago
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