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  • 25 Jan 2021
  • By: Rao, Manaswini
Investing in courts to build state capacity for development

While the standard toolkit for making progress on social and economic goals includes policies made by the executive and...

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  • 17 Jan 2021
  • By: Asomba, Emmanuel
The complexity of gender equality in the time of Covid-19

There is considerable evidence of inequalities in the impact of Covid-19 on men and women. This column explores some of...

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  • 11 Jan 2021
  • By: Jayawardena, Priyanka
Protecting precarious workers: evidence from Sri Lanka

The pandemic has dealt a severe economic blow to Sri Lanka, slashing the revenue streams of many businesses and leading...

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  • 04 Jan 2021
  • By: Trachtman, Carly
Harnessing local knowledge to target transfers at the poorest households

How can policy-makers best identify the poorest households to participate in targeted social transfer programs with...

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  • 21 Dec 2020
  • By: Multiple
Moving towards transformative climate justice: what needs to be done?

If the roots of the climate crisis lie in economic and social injustices that are often racial, gendered, and class-...

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  • 14 Dec 2020
  • By: Chin, Moya
The importance of electoral design in economic development

How can economic policy-making be made more inclusive and thereby support long-term, broad-based growth? This column...

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