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03 Mai 2016
There is a charming anecdote about the German mathematician Carl Friedrich Gauss. According to the version our mathematics teacher in Istanbul told us, a class of high school students in Germany was misbehaving (much like we were), and to punish them, their teacher told them to add up all of the numbers from one to one hundred. One of the students...
26 Avril 2016
Centuries of irrigated agriculture and rice farming have been embedded in Sri Lanka’s cultural traditions, enriching the lives of her people in all aspects. The relevance of these traditional occupations to the demands of a modern economy has to be defined now. Strengthening the national economy for reducing inequality and eliminating poverty is a...
19 Avril 2016
The 2016 Human Development Report (HDR) will be the 25th edition. Over the last quarter of a century, these reports have extensively influenced the development discourse, provided a strong lens to assess human well-being, and informed policy making. But the world today is different from 1990. Impressive human progress has been achieved in reducing...
19 Avril 2016
Le Rapport sur le développement humain (RDH) 2016 marquera sa 25ème édition. Au cours du dernier quart de siècle, ce rapport a fortement influencé les débats autour du développement, apporté un angle solide pour évaluer le bien-être humain et guidé l’élaboration de politiques publiques. Mais le monde d’aujourd’hui est différent de celui de 1990....
19 Avril 2016
El Informe sobre Desarrollo Humano (IDH) de 2016 será la 25ª edición de esta publicación. Durante el último cuarto de siglo, estos informes han ejercido una notable influencia en el discurso del desarrollo, aportando un potente lente para evaluar el bienestar humano e informando la formulación de políticas públicas. Pero el mundo es ahora muy...
14 Avril 2016
Reducing the risk of climate change requires large and rapid reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, most of which are caused by the burning of fossil energy sources (1). The debate around emission reductions has been dominated by concern for economic growth, and its reliance on cheap and plentiful energy. Instead, I believe energy’s role in...
06 Avril 2016
In the quarter-century since the publication in 1990 of the first Human Development Report, the world has made astounding strides in reducing poverty and improving the health, education, and living conditions of hundreds of millions of people. And yet, as impressive as these gains may be, they have not been distributed equally. Both between...