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Nudging the World Bank (and the sector) farther along

I have two new blog posts over on Reboot’s site, both focused on different aspects of the 2015 World Development Report: Mind, Society, and Behavior… 252 more words


World Developmet Report 2015: Insights on Mind, Society and Behaviour

Sometime back the World Bank brought out Development Report 2015, and it sure contains some interesting insights.

Notice India’s graphic: Not sure about connecting puzzle solving with problem solving in general, and also about an appropriate way to remind someone of their caste identity, but caste is a mental model for many still. 58 more words


From Self to Community—Lessons from business, development, philosophy and a police chief in Nashville

Holidays offer the chance to enjoy reading, to catch up on events back home, and to ponder issues one never quite has time for back at work. 1,500 more words


Paying for Cookstove Health Interventions?

The recent World Development Report is focused on decision-making and economics, an extremely important aspect of change (or lack thereof) across various domains.

In discussing the report, … 537 more words


MDG # 6 : Gender Equality & Women's Empowerment Recommendations To The Ministry of Foreign & Women's Affairs.

    Promoting gender equality and empowering women is a two-way street that involves educating the next generation of young girls and women, as well as providing spaces for women to voice their opinions collectively and individually. 545 more words