• 06 Aug 2018
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Lower child mortality: a boost to women’s labor market opportunities

Public investments in reducing child mortality may encourage women into greater economic activity. That is the...

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  • 01 Aug 2018
  • By: Daniel Bennett
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Traditional medicine and the response to health information campaigns

Providing information is a way to influence health behaviour, but traditional medical beliefs may hamper learning about...

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  • 25 Jul 2018
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Economic policy choices for natural resource suppliers: Australian evidence

A booming natural resources sector can often have adverse consequences for the national economy. This column reports...

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  • 18 Jul 2018
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Infrastructure investment and climate change: twin development challenges

The role and financing of infrastructure to enhance economic growth has resurfaced as a major focus of development...

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  • 11 Jul 2018
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Promoting more efficient agriculture: legal form of Slovakian farms

What can be done to encourage agricultural enterprises to become more productive? This column reports research showing...

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  • 04 Jul 2018
  • By: Lise Byskov Herslund
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Towards water-resilient cities in Africa

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) relating to urban areas state that everybody has the right to a...

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