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September 22, 2019
Spending on health products tops $50 billion annually in just a subset of low- and middle-income countries. And a large share of health aid goes to the same use. But despite its importance for...

Past

February 19, 2019
In a recent paper, Kate Ambler and coauthors studied the impact of one-season cash transfers for agricultural investment in Senegal and Malawi, using...
January 10, 2019
Indian agriculture remains vulnerable to the vagaries of weather, and the looming threat of climate change may expose this vulnerability further....
November 9, 2016
In September 2015, world leaders agreed on a new development agenda, Agenda 2030, that would leave no one behind and that would eliminate extreme...
November 17, 2015
“Sustainability” is not just an environmental concept. It also applies to market outcomes. No society has figured out how to allocate...
October 6, 2015
Do labor-intensive public works programs (PWPs) serve as an important social protection tools to supplement the income of poor households and improve...
February 5, 2015
What are the links between agricultural policies and the drug trade? Understanding how economic incentives affect illegal drug production is...
June 19, 2014
It is widely believed that oil prices impact food prices in developing countries. Yet evidence on this relationship is scarce. Using maize and petrol...
May 6, 2014
It is a widely held belief that the Chinese government and Chinese firms have played an active role in the recent rush for land acquisition in Africa...

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