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US Development Policy


House hearing: better food aid or flags on the bag?

Twelve years of US development trends, one info-graphic (though maybe USAID Forward arrow should be flipped?).

Five years later, 33 reports say the same thing: US aid needs fewer priorities, better funding and someone
in charge.

What would big data do for poverty and welfare

Dirt and development (HT Chris Blattman).

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