Tag Archives: developing countries

How SDGs Can Help to Stem the Growing Income Inequality

January 8, 2018

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Peter A.G. van Bergeijk and Rolph van der hoeven explore the role Sustainable Development Goals play in reducing income inequality.

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Challenges and Opportunities for Building Climate Resilience

July 10, 2017

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K N Ninan and Makoto Inoue discuss climate change and the impact it will have on society.

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What’s the problem with International Aid for Education? By Pauline Dixon

July 15, 2014

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Reliance on International Aid for education in developing countries often leads to corruption and mismanagement that undermines the very purpose for which the aid was given.  But it does not have to be this way.  Dr Pauline Dixon, Reader in International Development and Education at Newcastle University, argues for a market-orientated model that would better serve those who need it most.

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Tax, Law and Development – by Miranda Stewart

July 3, 2013

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Tax reform is important for poverty relief, reducing inequality and economic development.  In this article, Miranda Stewart (co-editor of Tax, Law And Development) discusses the potential of tax reform and the challenges associated in realising this.

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Emerging Voices: Zachary D. Kaufman on Social Entrepreneurship

December 6, 2012

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Pictures of killed people donated by survivors are installed on a wall inside the Gisozi memorial in Kigali, Rwanda, which depicts the country's 1994 genocide, April 5, 2004 (Radu Sigheti/Courtesy Reuters).

Pictures of killed people donated by survivors are installed on a wall inside the Gisozi memorial in Kigali, Rwanda, which depicts the country’s 1994 genocide, April 5, 2004 (Radu Sigheti/Courtesy Reuters).

In this article, originally published on 30th November by The Council on Foreign Relations on their blog, the Development Channel, Zachary D. Kaufman discusses his new book ‘Social Entrepreneurship in the Age of Atrocities: Changing Our World‘, and highlights three lessons for social entrepreneurs.

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