Mostly reading about poverty this week. I found these links to be particularly good:
An excellent article on the intimate relationship between POVERTY AND CRIME. The UN and the World Bank both rank crime high on the list of obstacles to a country’s development.
GENDER BUDGETING identifies policies that are unequal as well as opportunities to spend money on helping women and which have a high return. Why designing fiscal policies to support gender equality is good for growth.
Oxford Poverty and Human Development Initiative: OPHI aims to build and advance a more systematic methodological and economic framework for reducing multidimensional poverty, grounded in people’s experiences and values.