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Towards the end of poverty

Towards the end of poverty | Development and the International Economy | Scoop.it
Extreme poverty could be largely eradicated in 20 years

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Africa's economic boom - Tehran Times

Africa's economic boom
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With stronger macroeconomic policies, African countries have taken advantage of the commodities boom that peaked before the global economic crisis and avoided a collapse when commodity prices plummeted.

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Unit 4 Macro: Cyprus Infographics

Here is a selection of resources on the Cyprus banking crisis and the controversial bail-in of uninsured large depositors. Particular credit to the team at Saxo Bank for an excellent info-graphic.
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Unit 4 Macro: FDI in Africa

Revision blog on the economics of foreign direct investment in Africa with a special focus on investment from China and other BRIC countries.
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China Announces 2016 Emissions Cap Proposal! - CleanTechnica

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China Announces 2016 Emissions Cap Proposal!
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China has already pledged to cut its emissions intensity – the amount of Co2 it emits per economic unit – by up to 45 per cent by 2020.
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The huge economic crisis no one will talk about

http://www.aei.org/homeeconomics Since the 1950s, America's basic family unit has changed dramatically, and the economic impact is significant. In the AEI bo...
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Can you explain why? OECD: UK Inflation Highest In Western Europe

Can you explain why? OECD: UK Inflation Highest In Western Europe | Development and the International Economy | Scoop.it

A leading international research group says Britain's inflation rate continues to climb while key competitors see it decline.


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Evaluation on different points of view: 9 reasons Keynesians aren't winning the argument – and what to do about it | Phillip Inman

Evaluation on different points of view: 9 reasons Keynesians aren't winning the argument – and what to do about it | Phillip Inman | Development and the International Economy | Scoop.it

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Causes of recessions, downsides of QE: Cheap credit has inflated the markets, and we could be in for a crash landing

Causes of recessions, downsides of QE: Cheap credit has inflated the markets, and we could be in for a crash landing | Development and the International Economy | Scoop.it

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Eurozone: three countries have debt-to-income ratios of more than 300%

Eurozone: three countries have debt-to-income ratios of more than 300% | Development and the International Economy | Scoop.it

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The Downside of International Trade: Job Losses - 24/7 Wall St.

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The Downside of International Trade: Job Losses
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The EPI study claims that the increase in the U.S.

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Poverty Facts and Stats — Global Issues

Poverty Facts and Stats — Global Issues | Development and the International Economy | Scoop.it
This part of the globalissues.org web site presents some of the hard hitting facts and statistics on poverty.
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Unit 4 Macro: Doughnut Economics

Oxfam senior researcher and former co-author of the UN's annual Human Development Report Kate Raworth visits the RSA in London to explain 'doughnut economics' -- the bold new theory that is sweeping the development ...
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Latam 'gang of four' scrap tariffs

Latam 'gang of four' scrap tariffs | Development and the International Economy | Scoop.it
Four countries in Latin America - Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru - have agreed to scrap most of the tariffs on trade between their four countries.
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Unit 4 Macro: Growth and Development in Mongolia

The BBC's Ethical Man, Justin Rowlatt has been on an extended trip to Mongolia to look at the economic effects of the mining boom that has catapulted the country into the Premier League of the world's fastest-growing ...
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Unit 4 Macro: Revise and Test - Aid and Micro Finance

Unit 4 Macro: Revise and Test - Aid and Micro Finance | Development and the International Economy | Scoop.it
Revise the development topics of overseas aid, micro finance and Fair Trade and then test yourself with our short revision online quiz.
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What Has Europe Ever Done For Us?

What Has Europe Ever Done For Us? | Development and the International Economy | Scoop.it

As David Cameron looks to renegotiate the UK's role in Europe, it's time to consider the pros and the cons of EU membership.


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The Hat of Generalisation - How Reading a Blog Can Improve Your Exam Grade

The Hat of Generalisation - How Reading a Blog Can Improve Your Exam Grade | Development and the International Economy | Scoop.it

In my classroom last year, I introduced the ‘Hat of Generalisation’, helpfully made by @adamwilkie95 and @jtphaynes .It was two feet high, made of light blue cardboard, with a white bobble on the top and a daisy chain chinstrap.


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Mark Cleaver's curator insight, June 6, 2013 4:40 AM

A stunningly clear explanation of how to gain credit for evaluation.

Highly recommended reading for all students (although I'm not sure I'll be making a 'hat of generalisation'!)

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It depends.......

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Expert markets: UK monthly exports to China hit £1bn for first time


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Retaliation for protectionism: France criticises Chinese wine probe

Retaliation for protectionism: France criticises Chinese wine probe | Development and the International Economy | Scoop.it

The French government calls a Chinese anti-dumping probe into wine imported from the European Union "inappropriate and reprehensible".


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