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Theo Papaioannou
9 April 2015

Theo Papaionnou argues that inclusiveness is a multi-dimensional concept and that some basic needs cannot be met by 'low cost' or 'low tech' innovations.


UK business investment
19 March 2015

Osborne’s budgets have made many businesses happy - just not enough to make them splash the cash sufficiently for his monetary and fiscal stimulus to be withdrawn.

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16 March 2015

The freedom that Osborne's reforms bring is complex and annuity sellers will need good advice that goes beyond Pension Wise's guidance.

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9 March 2015

A case study by David Botchie reveals that using technology from China and India can increase output and create jobs and small-scale enterprises in Uganda.

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6 March 2015

The notion of nature's rights is gaining traction and is likely to feature more prominently in development discourse and ideas of social justice.

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2 March 2015

80% of questions on free online course Managing My Money ask about pensions, revealing widespread examples of poor or no pension planning in UK.

Pension wise
18 February 2015

Pension Wise guidance is intended to highlight key issues, but it misses out the longevity risk which needs to be at the heart of pension decisions.

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10 February 2015

Access to medicine relies on both production and distribution, but which should come first when it comes to health spending?

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6 February 2015

Slot machines are an enormously profitable industry and generate considerable tax revenues for the UK government, extracting revenue from those who are already economically and socially marginalised.

Goldman Sachs
2 February 2015

Is peer-to-peer lending enabling banks to shift from expensive traditions to more efficient business models? Jonquil Lowe looks at the evidence.