Blog posts tagged to "poverty reduction"
Published on Thursday, 05 January 2017
It is widely assumed that reducing inequality goes hand-in-hand with poverty reduction – but this is not always the case.
Published on Tuesday, 20 December 2016
Pro-poor growth in the Philippines is driven by a growing budget for social assistance programs like conditional cash transfers.
Published on Thursday, 18 August 2016
Financing has been a constant challenge to the expansion of antipoverty transfers in developing countries.
Published on Wednesday, 17 February 2016
Let’s address the confusion about what inclusive business is, how it serves the poor, and how it works.
Published on Friday, 16 October 2015
Women’s participation in an ADB urban development project in India transformed their role, increased understanding of gender issues in water and sanitation, and strengthened institutional capacity in ensuring that men and women could benefit equally from water and sanitation investments.
Published on Monday, 06 January 2014
We are living in the time of Big Data. It comes from everywhere - from our cell phones, our computers, from fuel pumps, water sensors in meteorological stations, and countless other sources.
Published on Wednesday, 16 October 2013
For development institutions, private sector investments offer plenty of potential for promoting inclusive and environmentally sustainable growth at a profit. But how successful are they in achieving actual development gains?
Published on Monday, 29 July 2013
Last week, the development economics world was shaken by an open clash between two of its most distinguished luminaries—Amartya Sen and Jagdish Bhagwati. One is a Nobel Prize winner in the field of economics, and the other is widely believed to be worthy of one.
Published on Monday, 15 July 2013
Evidence-based strategies—the pragmatic pursuit of polices that worked—were at the front and center of developing Asia’s extraordinary success in raising living standards and reducing extreme poverty over the past two decades.
Published on Thursday, 28 February 2013
I am not an environment or climate change expert, but I am an environmentalist out of conviction. When I was 14 years old I wrote a letter to the German Minister of Environment asking for faster policy action to reduce green house gas emissions.