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Is there increasing inequality - both globally and locally?

BBC Radio 4 Interesting lowdown given by Radio 4, 11th November 2015, covering the issues that Sweden are currently facing with regards to immigration and the accompanying requirement of welfare services. 278 more words

Developing Economies

The Nobel prize in economics was awarded for showing the world as it is—not how it should be

The Nobel prize in economics* has been awarded to Angus Deaton, British-born professor of economics and international affairs at Princeton University. The 69-year-old received the award for his research on measuring and understanding consumption, poverty, and welfare, especially in developing countries. 436 more words

Uganda and the consequences of boom-bust farming

“Uganda is a land of difficulties,” said Vicky Alobo. “Big and small.”

Alobo is a farmer in northern Uganda’s Ywaya village.

“There are caterpillars and aphids and other pests,” she said, counting on her fingers. 1,097 more words


Is Africa The Next Driver Of Global Growth? - Atlas Mara Reaches For The Driving Seat

  • Africa has become the focus of significant investment from China in an attempt to extract and transport resources to fuel its continuing expansion. Including development of much needed infrastructure.
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The Obesity Epidemic in Emerging Economies

We all read articles about the obesity epidemic in the ‘developed countries’ like the US for instance. Gastric bands surgeries offered to overweight patients on the NHS (the UK’s National Health system) caused polemic discussions and we also have seen various campaigns aiming to tackle obesity.  329 more words


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The US produces more oil now than Saudi Arabia, and other tectonic shifts in the energy sector

BP just dropped its latest annual look at global energy markets, and though the plunge in oil prices might seem temporary, the company thinks there are larger effects at play. 204 more words