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June 21, 2016
Illegal disposal of toxic waste has become an issue of concern in both developing and developed countries. Recent anecdotal evidence has highlighted...
April 13, 2016
Every major donor organization has committed to open their books in terms of how aid is being spent and delivered.  The deadline for delivering...
April 8, 2016
The Washington Area Development Economics Symposium (WADES) is an annual research conference which highlights academic work from researchers at...
April 5, 2016
The new government in Buenos Aires has taken quick steps that send a strong message to the world: Argentina wants to open its markets. President...
March 24, 2016
The rise of digital technology has nurtured a growing industry in financial services that benefit the poor, from mobile payments and money transfers...
March 4, 2016
In March, the United Nations Statistical Committee is expected to decide on the final piece of the Sustainable Development Goals: the indicators....
February 8, 2016
Many authoritarian regimes wield the threat of repression to maintain power despite a lack of popular support. In such contexts, citizens who do not...
January 28, 2016
Under what conditions can electoral politics lead to the emergence of strong legislatures? An underlying assumption in much of the literature on...


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