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Economic Development

 

Social innovations that improve the living standards of the poor

 

Economic Development

Poverty’s New Home

Poverty is growing in US suburbs, but for service providers, does it matter where the poor live?

 

Economic Development

Taking Lessons from Africa’s Youth

Those who want a prosperous future for the continent need to engage—and listen to—its young leaders.

By Sir Fazle Hasan Abed & Reeta Roy | 4 | Jun. 13, 2013
 
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Economic Development

Product Paternalism

Women’s empowerment means voter choice, partner choice, healthcare choice, reproductive choice, career choice, and consumer choice.

By Jonathan C. Lewis | 6 | Jun. 10, 2013
 

Socially Responsible Business

Mandatory CSR in India: A Bad Proposal

Looked at from the perspective of the political right, and the left, and the center, the proposed law making CSR mandatory is a really bad idea.

By Aneel Karnani | 16 | May. 20, 2013
 

Economic Development

From Theory to Practice

Advance market commitments can help solve global development problems impaired by market failure.

By Angela Rastegar Campbell | May. 14, 2013
 

Economic Development

The Future City

Delivering change in urban economies.

By Shaina Doar and Jonathan K. Law | 1 | Apr. 15, 2013
 

Nonprofits

The Ugly Truth About Scale

The social sector tackles challenges that affect billions—it’s time to get real about what prevents us from solving our challenges.

By Ben Mangan | 11 | Mar. 4, 2013
 

Environment

Resilience Meets Disaster Economics

Investing to stop disasters before they start can save lives and money.

By Neal Keny-Guyer | Feb. 6, 2013
 
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Weathering Climate Change: The Role of Local Currencies

Local currency systems could strengthen metro economies and provide funds to address climate change and other urban problems.

By John Boik | Feb. 5, 2013
 

Economic Development

Defining Developing

Understanding the intricacies of making progress in a developing nation.

By Danielle Livneh | 3 | Jan. 24, 2013