Links for 27/12/16

Demonetisation Decimates Ranchi’s Economy Growth, Not Forced Equality, Saves the Poor India's working women Meet Henry Orenstein, The Man Who Changed how the World Plays Staff crunch dogs NRA since birth The Gig Economy Is Powered by Old People Trump Should Read India’s Playbook for Taunting China

Links for 26/12/16

Charles Dickens on Seeing the Poor Demonetisation hits money laundering market in Delhi; only 5 per cent hawala survived note ban The churn in economic policy thinking The declining productivity of education The failures of capitalism have led to Brexit and a Donald Trump presidency

Links for 18/12/16

Keep the costs of trade in perspective Public policy in a zero-growth scenario The Promise of Ethical Machines Watch as the world’s cities appear one-by-one over 6,000 years Why low-income parents may make 'poor choices'

Links for 15/12/16

A universal basic income: the answer to poverty, insecurity, and health inequality? From design to reality - infographic Increased investment in renewable energy is key to spur sustainable growth in Emerging Asia India’s Botched War on Cash Indonesia, Vietnam, Philippines ‘the bright spots of ASEAN’ Integrating aftershock forecasting into humanitarian decision-making: lessons from the April …

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 10/12/16

Cellphones have lifted hundreds of thousands of Kenyans out of poverty India’s cash bonfire is too much, too soon India cash crisis: 100,000 villages promised electronic payment machines Mapping Three Decades of Global Water Change Nepal: A costly constitution Singapore's 'silver tsunami': how the city-state depends on its elderly workforce The Geopolitics of Populism Three …

Links for 07/12/16

A Dilemma for Humanity: Stark Inequality or Total War Al Gore: The Road Forward on Climate China Is Transforming Southeast Asia Faster Than Ever Demonetiser’s dilemma The interest rate effect on private saving: Alternative perspectives The Last Diplomat The Problem With One-Size-Fits-All Health Insurance TPP, RCEP, FTAAP: A user's guide to alphabet soup of trade …

Links for 06/12/16

Fighting for the Poor Under Trump Foreign aid is failing fast – but it's not too late to fix How to Gain Support for Trade: Stop Rigging It to Redistribute Upward If Trump’s America shrinks humanitarian support, will China fill the void? Six maps that show the anatomy of America’s vast infrastructure Trade, Facts, and …

Links for 04/12/16

$100 Billion Chinese-Made City Near Singapore 'Scares the Hell Out of Everybody' A new global research agenda for food Breaking the Link Between Extreme Weather and Extreme Poverty During the downturn, America's poor helped each other more. The rich pitched in less. Financial Literacy Is Still Abysmal Everywhere Focus on girls’ education leaves boys behind …

Links for 03/12/16

Budget versus project aid: A tradeoff between control and efficiency Building public confidence in aid by putting the poorest first Investors retreat from European bond and equity funds Is Globalization Dead? A Different View of the Data Says No It’s Time for a New Measurement of Prosperity Modi to 'Amazonize' $400 billion in state bids …