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  • 13 Oct 2019
  • By: Pietrobon, David
Agricultural input subsidies, informal insurance, and farmers’ wellbeing

Many developing countries support their farmers by subsidizing fertilizer to improve crop yields. This column explores...

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  • 07 Oct 2019
  • By: Multiple
Entrepreneurship and development economics: convergence for better policy

What is the role of entrepreneurship in development? This question has been very topical in recent years as governments...

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  • 29 Sep 2019
  • By: Ahmed, Vaqar
Connecting evidence to policy: seven key lessons for researchers

How can researchers engage more effectively with policy-makers? This column, written by an experienced ‘policy...

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  • 21 Sep 2019
  • By: Amoah, George
Making research more useful for policy and society: a view from Ghana

How do we make research more useful? In the latest in a series of columns on policy and evidence, Globaldev talks to an...

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  • 16 Sep 2019
  • By: Vedia-Jerez, Daniel H.
Threats to economic growth in Latin America

Growth in many Latin American economies has been poor in recent years. This column pulls together some of the research...

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  • 09 Sep 2019
  • By: Multiple
The opportunity to go to university motivates poor students: Evidence from Co...

If talented young people from poor families have the chance to go to university, will they be encouraged to study...

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