Links for 29/12/16

2016: Worst. Year. Ever? 2016 was the year solar panels finally became cheaper than fossil fuels. Just wait for 2017 A Public-Private Partnership to Digitize Bus Fares in Rwanda Abe's Visit to Pearl Harbor Is Smart Politics African Leadership Transitions Tracker An Asian Peace Plan for the War on Christmas Bleak Exports Haunt Southeast Asian …

Links for 28/12/16

2016 United Nations Year in Review 7 World Leaders We Admired in 2016 Democracy Is Dying as Technocrats Watch E21's Most Popular Articles of 2016 Growth Brief: The cost of violence – Estimating the economic impact of conflict Here’s why mobile money is dramatically reducing poverty in Kenya Strategies for Urban Economies The Company Founder’s …

Links for 11/12/16

Barely Half of 30-Year-Olds Earn More Than Their Parents China’s Civilizational Diplomacy Ending Religious Violence in the Middle East Reducing Poverty in China by Connecting Farmers to Markets The Complexity of Inequality The hipster hunger for superfoods is starving India’s adivasis The lakes of the world are disappearing – in pictures

Links for 21/11/16

Curbing the role of “king cash” in crime India cracks down on its illicit economy Dealing with zombie enterprises in China Does foreign aid harm political institutions? Globalization’s Last Gasp Inclusive Growth Depends on Cities The End of Identity Liberalism The ten years of peace without prosperity in Nepal Why the Global 1% and the …

Links for 04/11/16

10 Frontier Technologies for International Development Afghanistan's corruption epidemic is wasting billions in aid British aid to fund tech hub Facebook has connected 40M people with Internet.org Former Maoist child combatants express disappointment over joining the rebellion Internet of Things can be found everywhere, except in GDP data NGOs in Asia-Pacific pivot toward disaster resilience …

Links for 02/11/16

A Waterfight Like No Other May Be Brewing Over Asia’s Rivers Addressing Urbanization Challenges in Pakistan China’s stable growth raises doubts Conflict in Africa: Why It Persists Multinationals ignore India’s bottom billion at their peril Nepal drains dangerous Everest lake Prominent Economists, Including Eight Nobel Laureates: ‘Do Not Vote for Donald Trump’ Ten Big Ideas: …

Links for 29/10/16

Charts: The extraordinary decoupling between economic growth and carbon pollution is happening Financial Literacy Is Still Abysmal Everywhere For the people, by the people: How inclusive design can help tackle extreme poverty Japanese inflation: telling your core from your core-core Mosul battle shows link between war and environmental degradation, says U.N. agency President hands over …

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 …