Each year, billions of dollars of official and private development aid are spent on food aid, transportation infrastructure, insecticide-treated bed nets, and vaccine development for tropical diseases.1 Is this money well spent?
How can we end poverty? The determinants of development
Raphael Auer, 26 July 2008
The effects of trade liberalisation on schooling in India
Eric Edmonds, Nina Pavcnik, 28 May 2008
India has experienced a substantial economic boom over the last twenty years. Associated with this economic expansion has been a dramatic increase in schooling attendance. Less than half of rural children age ten to fourteen attended school in 1983. By 2000, nearly three out of four were in school. Many factors have influenced India's economic growth and the concurrent increase in schooling.
Aging and death on a dollar a day
Richard Baldwin, 12 February 2008
There are more than billion people getting by on less than a dollar a day in the world. How much better would they be if their incomes rose to, say, $2 a day?
Growth, democracy and conflict: when the poor go to war
Antonio Ciccone, 7 January 2008
Between 1945 and 1999, there were approximately 127 civil wars. These conflicts are estimated to have directly resulted in at least 16.2 million total casualties, with many more killed or disabled by war-induced diseases. Since the end of World War II, civil wars have killed more people than wars between countries.
Why In-Kind Benefits?
Janet Currie, Firouz Gahvari , 17 December 2007
Economists have long been concerned with the state’s role in bringing about a just distribution of income. The fact that many governments choose to conduct significant redistribution through in-kind rather than cash transfers is an enduring puzzle.
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