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Industrial policies in production networks
The industrial sectors a government chooses to support are critical to development by inducing ripple effects on production networks at large
Does technology hinder development?
Low-income countries are disadvantaged by the introduction of new technologies due to being unable to access skilled employment opportunities
Is poverty self-perpetuating?
A cash transfer experiment in Bangladesh targeting the ultra-poor reveals that complementary assets are key in escaping poverty
What happens when a better-educated generation gets involved in local politics?
How an education reform in Indonesia resulted in better public service delivery
Do apprenticeships work?
Evidence from Uganda suggests that vocational training is more effective in tackling youth unemployment than apprenticeships
Old habits die hard: Nutrition in India
In India, the main issue that people are facing is not a deficit of calories but it is a deficit in nutrients. How can this be changed?
How inheritance reform can hurt education
Evidence from Ghana shows that policy reforms on land titling and land rights have implications beyond their impact on agricultural productivity
How development really works
What drives development? Using 50 years of data, Nicholas Stern explains what drives growth and development in Palanpur, Uttar Pradesh
HIV testing and risky sexual behaviour
What is the likely impact of unexpected HIV test results on risky sexual behaviour?