How to Find the Poor - India Real Time By Sudeep Jain
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Quinoa Nonsense, or Why the World Still Needs Agricultural Economists | Marc F Cooked Red Quinoa. (Source: WikiMedia Commons.)
HKS Executive Education Faculty Chair(s): Calestous Juma
2012 saw the passing of a great development economist, Albert O. Albert O. Hirschman, 1915-2012 | Francis Fukuyama
Science, Technology, and Globalization - Conference Announcements - Harvard - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Games in International Development: Fad or Innovation? People have been playing more games these days in Washington D.C.
Brett Keller » When randomization is strategic Here’s a quote from Tom Yates on his blog Sick Populations about a speech he heard by Rachel Glennerster of J-PAL:
Almost everyone agrees that poverty is not a good thing. We Can End Poverty, So Why Don't We? | Econ201
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As part of a new series looking how institutions are approaching impact evaluation, DI virtually sat down with Nick York, Head of Evaluation and Gail Marzetti, Deputy Head, Research and Evidence Division DFID's Approach to Impact Evaluation - Part I | News, views, methods, and insights from the world of impact evaluation
Does financial education training for children in Ghana help instill a culture of good decision-making? Training to Save?
Design Thinking for Social Innovation Designers have traditionally focused on enhancing the look and functionality of products. Recently, they have begun using design techniques to tackle more complex problems, such as finding ways to provide low-cost healthcare throughout the world. Businesses were the first to embrace this new approach—called design thinking—and nonprofits are beginning to adopt it too.
Economic development efforts are best served by testing and refining assumptions about what works. S hould we assume that small enterprises in developing countries are lacking in business skills—and that guidance and training will improve these businesses? Economic theory says that firms do as much as possible to maximize profits—including paying for advice from management consultants. Can Management Consulting Help Small Firms Grow?
An unmanned rocket owned by the private company Space Exploration Technologies launched Tuesday on the first commercial flight to the International Space Station. Jobs for Billionaires - By Joshua E. Keating
UPDATE: This post has been corrected. It originally stated that BRAC, a Bangladeshi microfinance institution ran the West-Bengal programme. WHY is poverty so hard to escape? Poverty: The audacity of hope
Interview: A Business-Like Approach to Foreign Aid - By Samuel Loewenberg
How Not to Write About Africa - By Laura Seay
Dumb and Dumber - by Charles Kenny
Poor Economics: Barefoot Hedge-fund Managers, Reluctant Entrepreneurs and the Surprising Truth about Life on less than $1 a Day - Video and audio - News and media
The *Poor Economics* in *Why Nations Fail* by Michael Heller
What You Can Do to Stop Malaria
Artful Dodgers - By Joshua Keating
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El Universal - Finanzas - ONU urge a México fijar salario que garantice alimentación
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Focus: Poverty, inequality and redistribution
Onward and Upward - By Charles Kenny