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2014/10/23 08:39
2014/10/23 08:39
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From the safari industry to the agriculture and mining sectors, much of Africa’s economy is taking a hammering from the Ebola crisis, and the damage is continuing to rise. The heaviest toll is being...
2014/10/23 08:39
2014/10/23 08:39
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2014/10/22 16:42
2014/10/22 16:42
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In a report commissioned by US think-tank Center for Global Development (CGD) Martin Persson and colleagues in Link�ping, Sweden, and Vienna, Austria, have investigated to which extent international...
2014/10/18 00:29
2014/10/18 00:29
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Washington — President Barack Obama is under significant pressure to impose a range of restrictions on travellers coming to the United States from West African countries affected by the current Ebola...
2014/10/17 03:43
2014/10/17 03:43
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Arvind Subramanian is a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and at the Center for Global Development, US. Prior to that, he was assistant director in the International...
2014/10/16 23:38
2014/10/16 23:38
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In April, Nigeria revised its books. Overnight, GDP nearly doubled, and Nigeria shot past South Africa to become the continent's largest economy. This wasn't gimmickry or dodgy accounting. According...
2014/10/16 21:27
2014/10/16 21:27
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India's Modi Names Rajan Ally as Chief Economic Adviser NEW DELHI - A high-powered academic who tells his students to read Joseph Conrad and Gabriel Garcia Marquez to better understand economic...
2014/10/16 15:36
2014/10/16 15:36
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With two key appointments today, Modi adds firepower to economic policymaking Arvind Mayaram, who was finance secretary when India faced the threat of a sovereign ratings downgrade in late 2013, has...
2014/10/16 13:29
2014/10/16 13:29
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Public infrastructure investment can boost both short-term and long-term growth in countries across the development spectrum, provided that the investment raises the economy's productive capacity,...
2014/10/15 17:29
2014/10/15 17:29
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The key to Africa's progress relies on policies informed by reliable and timely data. Reliable and accessible data is of paramount importance to assure good governance and accountability, and...
2014/10/11 05:16
2014/10/11 05:16
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Latin America: The Road Ahead - Session 2: Inclusive Growth in Latin America and the Caribbean October 9, 2014 Moderator: Krista Hughes, Thomson Reuters' Nancy Birdsall, President and Co-Founder,...
2014/10/10 21:25
2014/10/10 21:25
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Tomorrow marks the third International Day of the Girl Child, designated by the U.N. to highlight the need to create a better world for adolescent girls. It's a day when activists ramp up efforts to...
2014/10/10 16:29
2014/10/10 16:29
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As health organisations warn of a possible pandemic as a result of West Africa's Ebola outbreak, African Development Bank Group President Donald Kaberuka called for more aid, stronger infrastructure...
2014/10/09 14:25
2014/10/09 14:25
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Sometimes a fetus can't make it into the birth canal. Both mother and child are at risk. If you were looking to fix the problem, you probably wouldn't call up an Argentine car mechanic. But maybe you...
2014/10/07 20:30
2014/10/07 20:30
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Ebola has killed more than 3,000 people, and made its way to American soil, but is it also attacking our economy? Michelle Girard, the chief U.S. economist at Royal Bank of Scotland, says the fear of...
2014/10/06 18:14
2014/10/06 18:14
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Despite assurances from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Tom Frieden and the White House that there is no need to ban travel from Ebola affected countries, calls have increased...
2014/10/03 13:38
2014/10/03 13:38
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... become afraid by talking to someone else who is fearful or seeing someone else get the disease," said Ross Hammond, economist and director of the Center on Social Dynamics and Policy at The...
2014/10/01 09:06
2014/10/01 09:06
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The European Commission’s crackdown on the deal between Irish tax authorities and Apple Inc. (AAPL) marks an expansion in the growing global war on tax avoidance by multinational companies....
2014/10/01 06:34
2014/10/01 06:34
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Gaspard Sebag and Jesse Drucker Brussels APPLE may have to pay millions of euros in taxes in Ireland dating back to 2003 after the EU said the iPhone maker benefited from improper deals that were...
2014/09/26 21:42
2014/09/26 21:42
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Charles Kenny will be speaking in the Mercy Corps Action Center on October 9th, 7:00-8:30 p.m. Amid the swathe of spectators who harp on the failures of global development stands one economist who...
2014/09/26 18:25
2014/09/26 18:25
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Tomorrow in Central Park, Jay-Z will rap, Sting will sing and India's prime minister, Narendra Modi, will talk about the need to end open defecation — that's what they call it when people don't have...
2014/10/23 08:39
2014/10/23 08:39
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