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    This blog highlights effective ideas in the fight against poverty and exclusion, and analyzes the impact of development projects in Latin America and the Caribbean.
  • Eight Friday links

    22
    Feb
    2013

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    linksThis article defends payday lending, but is all the information disclosed?

    Can computers measure your happiness?

    Digital records of Victorian and Edwardian criminals

    It took Gaston Prudencio 34 years to receive a compensation, so he won the “Worst public service” contest in Bolivia

    Poetry boosts the brain and is a better therapy than Self Help books (or academic papers?)

    Homelessness, drug addiction, wretched poverty in the Bogotá Bronx

    How long will it take to lift 1 billion people out of poverty?

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