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Focusing on South East Asia. Discussions to aid the study of Development Economics by AS/A-Level and IB pupils
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Emerging market rout is too big for the Fed to ignore - Telegraph

Emerging market rout is too big for the Fed to ignore - Telegraph | Development Economics | Scoop.it
The US Federal Reserve has told Asia, Latin America, Africa and Eastern Europe to drop dead.
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What will happen to Thailand? Is the economy robust enough to aviod another 1997?

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7th PSPC - Poverty and Social Protection Conference 2014

Bangkok, Thailand Enquiries: vilic@tomorrowpeople.org. Web address: http://www.tomorrowpeople.org/poverty-alleviation-and-social-protection-conference. Sponsored by: Tomorrow People Organization Dear Scholars ...
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Poor Us: an animated history - Why Poverty?

Do we know what poverty is? To find out more and get teaching resources, go to www.whypoverty.net The poor may always have been with us, but attitudes toward...
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How did the global poverty rate halve in 20 years?

How did the global poverty rate halve in 20 years? | Development Economics | Scoop.it
POVERTY is easy to spot but hard to define. America sets its poverty line at $11,490 of income per year for a one-person household, or just over $30 a day. Any...
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Fighting poverty with economics

Fighting poverty with economics | Development Economics | Scoop.it
Economist Esther Duflo believes poverty can be tackled by implementing the right economic policies
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Poverty-Environment Initiative in Thailand

In the last decades, Thailand has achieved remarkable economic growth, but this has brought undesirable social and environmental impacts. Rising per capita c...
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Possible video evidence.

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Thailand Overview

Thailand is one of the great development success stories. Due to smart economic policies it has become an upper middle income economy and is making progress towards meeting the Millennium Development Goals.
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Good foundation data for essays on Thailands povery problem.

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UN given roadmap to end poverty

UN given roadmap to end poverty | Development Economics | Scoop.it
A commitment to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030 is one of the key recommendations from an international panel, co-chaired by British Prime Minister David Cameron.
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Do we have extreame poverty in Thailand? 

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Bang for Your Buck: Oxfam's 2010 Shooting Poverty competition

A finalist from Oxfam's Shooting Poverty competition, Bang for Your Buck takes place in post-conflict Burundi, where grenades are plentiful and affordable. J...
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Something to get all you Essayists Thinking....

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HDFF Bi-Weekly Thailand Review 27/5 – 10/6/2013

In economics, Thai shares fell due to foreign sales and the baht's appreciation slowed, representatives from the SET show no fear however as domestic demand and companies remain strong enough to push the Monetary Policy ...
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UNDP-UNEP Poverty-Environment Initiative in Thailand

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But will ordinary Burmese benefit from their country's investment boom? - BBC News

But will ordinary Burmese benefit from their country's investment boom? - BBC News | Development Economics | Scoop.it
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But will ordinary Burmese benefit from their country's investment boom?
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Will investment always act as an impetus for greater Inequality within a developing nation? Will the speed of change damage the long term economic stability of Myanmar? Interesting questions that we should watch carefully.

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