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  • 06 May 2019
  • By: Ulriksen, Marianne S.
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Employment creation: policies for a key development challenge

Economic transformation does not automatically lead to increased employment. Policies matter, as the example of Denmark...

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  • 29 Apr 2019
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Mental health challenges of development and the environment

Mental health disorders should be a first order concern for development practitioners, particularly as they...

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  • 22 Apr 2019
  • By: Jagnani, Maulik
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Sleep: how arbitrary clock conventions damage long-run educational outcomes

In policy discussions about education in developing countries, one neglected topic is the time of day at which the sun...

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  • 16 Apr 2019
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Building schools boosts long-term and intergenerational outcomes

Does investment in school construction promote higher educational attainment—and do the effects improve students’ later...

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  • 18 Mar 2019
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Rainfall rising: the potential downside for farmers in India

Rising levels of global rainfall will be a key channel through which farmers in developing countries are exposed to...

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  • 11 Mar 2019
  • By: Johnson, Ricardo
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Trade liberalization: the need for complementary domestic policies

Trade liberalization can significantly increase the prosperity of people in developing countries like Mexico. But as...

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