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Let us in

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IN 2007 Safaricom, the biggest mobile operator in Kenya, launched M-PESA, a service that allows money to be sent and received using mobile phones. It has since...
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IMF Urges Ethiopia to Slow Nile Dam Project to Protect Economy

IMF Urges Ethiopia to Slow Nile Dam Project to Protect Economy | Aiglon Development Economics | Scoop.it
Ethiopia should slow the construction of Africa’s largest hydropower plant to avoid the dam and other projects starving the rest of the economy of funds, the International Monetary Fund said.
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Fighting poverty with economics

Fighting poverty with economics | Aiglon Development Economics | Scoop.it
Economist Esther Duflo believes poverty can be tackled by implementing the right economic policies...
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Life expectancy for poor white Americans drops sharply… but increases for blacks and Latinos

Life expectancy for poor white Americans drops sharply… but increases for blacks and Latinos | Aiglon Development Economics | Scoop.it
Poor white Americans are seeing their life expectancy decrease in trend that is close to what happened during the collapse of the Soviet Union, according to a study by researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
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New start for Colombia? Peace, land and bread

New start for Colombia? Peace, land and bread | Aiglon Development Economics | Scoop.it

I thought this was intresting because it is talking about my country and the damage that Las FARC has made.

Turning guns into machetes WHEN the guerrillas of the FARC began their insurgency against the Colombian state in the mid-1960s, one of their banners was a radical...

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Shifting tides of Panama real estate echo Miami trends - Business Monday - MiamiHerald.com

The shifting tides of Panama’s real estate market reflect trends in Miami...
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Stocks Decline

Stocks Decline | Aiglon Development Economics | Scoop.it
Wall Street traded lower as investors returned to the market after a holiday-shortened trading week.
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In search of a dream

In search of a dream | Aiglon Development Economics | Scoop.it
WHEN India won independence 65 years ago, its leaders had a vision for the country’s future. In part, their dream was admirable and rare for Asia: liberal...
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Does Being a Good Reader Protect Young Girls From Teen Pregnancy?

Does Being a Good Reader Protect Young Girls From Teen Pregnancy? | Aiglon Development Economics | Scoop.it
A new study says raising literacy levels could lower rates.
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Americans Are Not Getting Older as Life Expectancy Stagnates

Americans Are Not Getting Older as Life Expectancy Stagnates | Aiglon Development Economics | Scoop.it
Americans are not getting any older, literally. Life expectancy in the United States has stagnated and falls behind several other countries, in several cases by five years or more.
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The rise of Mexico

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NEXT week the leaders of North America’s two most populous countries are due to meet for a neighbourly chat in Washington, DC. The re-elected Barack Obama and...
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Peace, land and bread

Peace, land and bread | Aiglon Development Economics | Scoop.it
Turning guns into machetes WHEN the guerrillas of the FARC began their insurgency against the Colombian state in the mid-1960s, one of their banners was a radical...
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Arms sales to developing countries

Arms sales to developing countries | Aiglon Development Economics | Scoop.it
Arms deliveries to developing countries last year were the highest since 2004, totalling $28 billion, or around 60% of global sales. America and Russia, the...
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Mongolia: Economic Boom Brings Inflation Woes

Mongolia: Economic Boom Brings Inflation Woes | Aiglon Development Economics | Scoop.it
A mining boom helped Mongolia’s economy grow by an eye-popping 17.3 percent in 2011, according to government statistics.
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Troubled water: Oil search fuels tension over Lake Malawi - CNN.com

Troubled water: Oil search fuels tension over Lake Malawi - CNN.com | Aiglon Development Economics | Scoop.it
Malawi hopes to strike oil in Lake Malawi, but the prospect of oil worries local fishermen, and has fueled a border dispute.
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Fighting freedom with fire

Fighting freedom with fire | Aiglon Development Economics | Scoop.it
WHEN the French satirical weekly, Charlie Hebdo, reprinted controversial Danish cartoons of the Prophet, Muhammad, five years ago, French political leaders were...
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Now crisis-hit Greece suffers malaria outbreak: Fears budget cuts will harm treatment

Now crisis-hit Greece suffers malaria outbreak: Fears budget cuts will harm treatment | Aiglon Development Economics | Scoop.it
Several cases of malaria have been discovered in the southern regions of Lakonia and East Attica, putting pressure on the already fragile Greek healthcare system.
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India's 'Aakash,' Now Made in China

India's 'Aakash,' Now Made in China | Aiglon Development Economics | Scoop.it
Chinese companies say that they designed and manufactured the latest version of India's super-low cost computer.
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Law and disorder

Law and disorder | Aiglon Development Economics | Scoop.it
A STAFFER at a federal agency says he is often asked how many entities investigate and prosecute financial firms in America. The only short answer he can give is:...
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Earnings for Banks Are Up, Though Weakened by JPMorgan’s Loss

Earnings for Banks Are Up, Though Weakened by JPMorgan’s Loss | Aiglon Development Economics | Scoop.it
The F.D.I.C. quarterly report showed the banking industry earned $34.5 billion in the second quarter, up $5.9 billion from a year earlier.
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How the Recession Improved Life Expectancy—but Didn't Make Us Healthier

How the Recession Improved Life Expectancy—but Didn't Make Us Healthier | Aiglon Development Economics | Scoop.it
The recent economy robbed Americans of insurance, exacerbated psychological stress, and, paradoxically, saw fewer people die.
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Income Inequality May Take Toll on Growth

Income Inequality May Take Toll on Growth | Aiglon Development Economics | Scoop.it
The concentration of income in a few hands might mean, many economists say, a less vigorous economy.
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WHO links child mortality to economic crisis

WHO links child mortality to economic crisis | Aiglon Development Economics | Scoop.it
The World Health Organisation warned on Saturday that only a stronger political commitment to child health could prevent a dangerous rise in mortality rates at a time of global economic turmoil.
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