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Links for 26/10/16

Africa’s community of evidence-informed policymakers is growing fast Asia-Pacific Analysis: R&D spending boosts development Barpak rising from the rubble How the U.S. Can Lead the Fight Against Global Inequality Keep it in the ground: renewable energy breaks new records Linking taxation and social protection - Evidence on redistribution and poverty reduction in Ethiopia Reconnecting Asia… Continue reading Links for 26/10/16

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Links for 25/10/16

Digital dividends Global Real Estate Transparency Index 2016 - Key findings Government bonds - Who’s scary now? How Democrats Killed Their Populist Soul I Love the U.N., but It Is Failing Infrastructure, investment, inclusive growth: key BRICS goals International Classification of non-tariff measures (2012 Version) Living in China’s Expanding Deserts Media (R)evolutions: What makes you… Continue reading Links for 25/10/16

Daily links

Links for 24/10/16

Domestic violence against women high among poor Here’s What Economists Don’t Understand About Race King Bhumibol of Thailand’s real legacy: remarkable political legitimacy Rethinking Capital Controls The Cure for Cancer is Data - Mountains of Data Two billion more people will live in cities by 2035. This could be good – or very bad Wave… Continue reading Links for 24/10/16

Clusters & Competitiveness

Vision beyond connecting last two districts into Nepal’s national road network

It has been almost three months since Dolpa, the largest and one of the most remote districts in Nepal, got connected to the national road network. It took six years for Nepal Army to complete 104 km section of the 117.77 km Jajarkot - Dolpa Road with an investment of over 600 million NRs. The road is expected… Continue reading Vision beyond connecting last two districts into Nepal’s national road network

Daily links

Links for 23/10/16

All the World’s Immigration Visualized in 1 Map Are Americans better off than they were a decade or two ago? Are technology and globalization destined to drive up inequality? Asia Needs to Spell Out Changes They Want in International Monetary System Drones to deliver drugs in remote Costa Rica Ending Poverty in China: How NGOs… Continue reading Links for 23/10/16

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Links for 22/10/16

A Hotter World Is Poorer and More Violent Economists Question China’s Consistent Growth Numbers Habitat III: Multilateral Development Banks collaborate to support ‘New Urban Agenda’ How electoral cycles affect school systems – evidence from India Nepal should improve business environment, says US envoy Socioeconomic inequality and children’s brain development The dangerous migrant road to Europe… Continue reading Links for 22/10/16

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Links for 21/10/16

Can you identify these global capitals from space? Everything you ever wanted to know about the U.S. foreign assistance budget - From building wells to building armies Hard choices for peace in Afghanistan How inequality is rising among identical workers as companies’ fortunes diverge Inequality in the typical country in the last 25 years Mark… Continue reading Links for 21/10/16

Migration & Development

Interesting linkages between natural calamities, labor migration & remittances

According to World Bank's recent Migration and Development Brief, remittances to labor-sending developing countries rise in the aftermath of a disaster. Moreover, those countries witness gradual increase in remittances in following years if extreme disasters, climatic & geological, affect more than 10% of the population - All developing nations saw rise in remittances by about 2% of… Continue reading Interesting linkages between natural calamities, labor migration & remittances