Development economics
Development economics is a branch of economics which deals with economic aspects of the development process in low-income countries. Its focus is not only on methods of promoting economic development,...
Milton Friedman schools young Bernie Sanders about poverty
Milton is a Genius! Bernie got nothing from it and he still doesn't get it.
China does not want to see trade war with U.S.: Premier Li
China's Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday that Beijing does not want to see a trade war with the United States and urged talks between both sides to achieve common ground.
Boy Wearing Plastic 'Messi' Jersey Found
A young boy wearing a striped plastic bag with scrawled name of his football idol has been located in Afghanistan. "When he suddenly wakes up in the middle of the night, he starts crying that he wants...
Every human must watch this video
I have already played my part as a Human...! Have you ?? This is a must watch Video Guyz...! an eyeopener for everyone...! watch it till the end & comment x-...
Climate Change Could Force 100M Into Poverty By 2030, World Bank Group Report Says
There could be more than 100 million additional people living in extreme poverty by 2030 if the international community does not undertake rapid, inclusive and climate-smart development, a World Bank ...
Why Bridget Moynahan is living on $1.50 a day
According to The World Bank, surviving on $1.50 a day is the definition of living in extreme poverty and 1.2 billion people around the world face that reality every day. The Global Poverty Project, w...
Angry Cops Post Pictures Of Homeless Online
NYPD cops fed up with vagrants making life miserable in the city are taking matters into their own hands — by snapping photos of quality-of-life decline and posting them online. “As you travel about t...
Poor Kids May Have Less Developed Brains
Children in poverty were associated with lower test scores and developmental lags in their brain development, according to the results of a small population-based, longitudinal study. Nicole L. Hair, ...
Cocoa Farmers Tasting Chocolate for the First Time in their Lives
  \The Ivory Coast is the world's largest producer and exporter of cocoa beans used in the manufacturing of chocolate. As of 2009 they supplied approximately 30% of the cocoa produced in the world.Yet...
The American Dream Is A Myth, Says Nobel-Prize Winner Joseph Stiglitz
It has become increasingly difficult for Americans to climb the economic ladder, says Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel-prize winning economist. The U.S. has one of the highest levels of income inequality amon...
Poverty Shrinks Brains From Birth - Scientific American
The stress of growing up poor can hurt a child’s brain development starting before birth, research suggests—and even very small differences in income can have major effects on the brain. Researchers h...
L.A.'s Culture War Over the Last True Skid Row in America - Los Angeles
"Yo!" A black man in a filthy, yellow, collared shirt lies sprawled out in the middle of the Sixth Street sidewalk, out cold. No more than four inches f...
Mercantilism
Mercantilism was an economic theory and practice, dominant in Europe from the 16th to the 18th century, that promoted governmental regulation of a nation's economy for the purpose of augmenting state...
Mercantilism - Wikipedia
Economic nationalism
Economic nationalism is a body of policies that emphasize domestic control of the economy, labor, and capital formation, even if this requires the imposition of tariffs and other restrictions on the ...
Industrial development
Industry is the production of a good or service within an economy. Manufacturing industry became a key sector of production and labour in European and North American countries during the Industrial R...
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Ragnar Nurkse's Balanced Growth Theory
The balanced growth theory is an economic theory pioneered by the economist Ragnar Nurkse (1907–1959). The theory hypothesises that the government of any underdeveloped country needs to make large inv...
Ragnar Nurkse's Balanced Growth Theory - Wikipedia
Fair trade
Fair trade is an organized social movement whose stated goal is to help producers in developing countries achieve better trading conditions and to promote sustainability. Members of the movement advoc...
Fair trade - Wikipedia
Tran Van Tho
Trần Văn Thọ (born in Quảng Nam Province, Vietnam) is a Vietnamese former economic advisor to the Japanese government, head of a major Japanese bank’s ODA assessment committee, and a professor of econ...
Tran Van Tho - Wikipedia
China does not want to see trade war with U.S.: Premier Li
China's Premier Li Keqiang said on Wednesday that Beijing does not want to see a trade war with the United States and urged talks between both sides to achieve common ground.
Protectionism
Protectionism is the economic policy of restraining trade between states (countries) through methods such as tariffs on imported goods, restrictive quotas, and a variety of other government regulation...
Protectionism - Wikipedia
Joseph Stiglitz
Joseph Eugene Stiglitz, ForMemRS, FBA (born February 9, 1943) is an American economist and a professor at Columbia University. He is a recipient of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (2001)...
Joseph Stiglitz - Wikipedia
United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
The United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, known as ECLAC, UNECLAC or in Spanish CEPAL, is a United Nations regional commission to encourage economic cooperation. ECLA...
United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean - Wikipedia
Malthusian catastrophe
A Malthusian catastrophe (also known as Malthusian check) was a prediction of a forced return to subsistence-level conditions once population growth had outpaced agricultural production.
In 1798...
Malthusian catastrophe - Wikipedia
Dependency theory
Dependency theory is the notion that resources flow from a "periphery" of poor and underdeveloped states to a "core" of wealthy states, enriching the latter at the expense of the former. It is a centr...
Nancy Birdsall
Nancy Birdsall (born February 6, 1946) is the founding president of the Center for Global Development (CGD) in Washington, DC, USA, and former executive vice-president of the Inter-American Developmen...
Colonial origins of comparative development
"The colonial origins of comparative development" is a 2001 article written by Daron Acemoğlu, Simon Johnson, and James A. Robinson and published in American Economic Review. It is considered a semina...
Financial repression
Financial repression refers to "policies that result in savers earning returns below the rate of inflation" in order to allow banks to "provide cheap loans to companies and governments, reducing the b...