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...
Industrial development - Wikipedia
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
Late industrialisation
Alice Amsden, building on the insights of Gerschenkron, identifies Late Industrialization as a particular form of industrialisation the study of which is useful for those interested in study of the pr...
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.
Graciela Chichilnisky
Graciela Chichilnisky (born 1944) is an Argentine American mathematical economist and an authority on climate change. She is a professor of economics at Columbia University.
Chichilnisky was born ...
Graciela Chichilnisky - Wikipedia
Frontier markets
A frontier market is a type of developed country which is more developed than the least developed countries, but too small to be generally considered an emerging market. The term is an economic term w...
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...
Industrial sociology
Industrial sociology, until recently a crucial research area within the field of sociology of work, examines "the direction and implications of trends in technological change, globalization, labour ma...
Esther Duflo
Esther Duflo ([dyflo]; born October 25, 1972) is a French economist, Co-Founder and Director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL), and Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development ...
Esther Duflo - Wikipedia
Ragnar Nurkse
Ragnar Nurkse (5 October [O.S. 22 September] 1907, Käru, Estonia – 6 May 1959, near Lake Geneva, Switzerland) was an Estonian international economist and policy maker mainly in ...
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...