Tag Archives: development

Eradicating Extreme Poverty Soon?

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Having met an earlier goal of reducing extreme poverty, can the world end it?

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By the Numbers: Poverty in Africa

Half of all people living in extreme poverty worldwide reside in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Beyond Cuba: Washington’s Strategic Neglect of Latin America

Can the United States afford to integrate itself with Asia at the cost of Latin America?

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6 Facts: Literacy Rates of Young People

Literacy rates among young people are improving.

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South Africa: Cry, the Beloved Country

What took South Africa from 1994 to 2014 will not take it to 2034.

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My Two Big Worries About the World Bank

Is the World Bank becoming irrelevant?

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BRICS: Toward a Rio Consensus

The BRICS countries set out to overcome Western domination and the legacy of the “Washington Consensus.”

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As China Gets Rich…The World Slows

The laws of economics dictate that as China becomes rich, world economic growth starts to slow.

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Africa as a Global Test Case

Has the time for a new global approach to Africa finally arrived?

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It Is Lonely at the Top

Only 18 countries have more than a 1% share of the world’s total GDP.

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