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Conventional wisdom suggests that growth is sufficient for poverty reduction and social progress, but is this the case in South Asia? Perhaps not.
Fast forward to the year 2025. IDA will begin negotiating its 21st Replenishment Agreement. As with every other replenishment since 1960, donor ...
"Experimentation on foreign aid is valuable0- - and rare." This is the single most important line in Tina Rosenberg's excellent description of Cash on Delivery Aid in her recent New York Times op-ed.
It's now 26 months since the inauguration and where the #%&$ is USAID's leadership?
Why aren't we outraged that the United States and the OAS pushed for the adoption of election results that many have deemed fraudulent?
Dwayne Romero, the state's new economic development director, officially resigns from his seat as an Aspen city councilman today and has promised a cross-agency approach to economic development.
Dedicated Bronxites of all stripes have worked hard to make our borough the best it can be. We have stood together, as "One Bronx," to push back against those who would denigrate the Bronx.
Egyptians value and utilize their cultural history as an economic asset and not merely an intangible cultural one.
Hickenlooper's Bottom-Up initiative is supposed to mark a new approach to economic development. At the session I attended, however, the usual lure-them-here-with-tax-breaks plans dominated the room.
The global push to reduce poverty and malnutrition is a great example where we increasingly draw insights from both development and human rights.
We cannot lead Denver back to economic prosperity and fiscal sustainability if we fail to include our strongest resource -- our people.
Right now the biggest clusters of clean energy activity are not in the United States. They are in Germany, Japan and China. But it is not too late for us to get a healthy share of the pie.
My vision for economic development is not just looking at what we can do in the next 12 years, but rather a plan that will create jobs and economic development opportunities for decades to come.
We can do more for less by better linking entrepreneurs to financing, and building nontraditional networks that connect innovators, suppliers, and customers across traditional geographies.
For over 25 years, Martin Burt has been a pioneer in applying microfinance, microfranchise, youth entrepreneurship and financial literacy to address chronic poverty in Paraguay.
In the future, the new realities of the aid environment need to be confronted head on. Any meaningful institutional changes must target aid impact and reach.
Beyond the epicenter of the economic crisis -- the US and Western Europe -- public spending has had an indeterminate effect on spurring GDP growth in developing countries.
Gov. John Hickenlooper said Friday he hoped legislation will be produced this session to reduce "red tape" that clutters Colorado business performance...
The search for financial stability, through regulatory or macroeconomic policy, is just beginning. Should developing countries wait for new global standards to emerge, or tailor their own regulatory strategies?
Like Pinochet, Ben Ali traded civil and human rights for economic development -- and lost.
Shortsighted decisions, such as ignoring inspections of hazardous waste generating facilities or cutting staff charged with responding to oil spills, could result in long-term burdens for taxpayers.
Oglala Lakota community leader, Nick Tilsen, envisions a vibrant future for his people. He sees elements of that transformation already in place on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
Strong opinions abound on the issue of migration, but beyond the political discourse, labor migration is now central to the debate on international development and poverty reduction.
Expanding midwifery and family planning programs to women across Haiti can yield long-term gains that will benefit all Haitians. Let's give the next generation a chance.
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