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The UN Habitat III conference sees calls for research to make sure that people – not profit – are at forefront of local implementation practices.
Local production of medicines can create a win-win situation for health and employment.
A common cry from regulators is that customers must shop around for the best offer – but research shows households rarely look for a better banking deal.
As the Bank of England cuts interest rates to a historic low of 0.25% and injects further quantitative easing, Jonquil Lowe explores the potential effects.
As Ecuador responds to its worst humanitarian disaster in decades, will govt follow a top-down, or a more participatory, reconstruction approach?
One of the worst-hit countries during the financial crisis has regained economic strength inside a gilded cage – which it can now melt down to re-sell the gold.
New report shows millions in the UK are denied essential financial services because of disability, disease and age.
Were peasant cultivators in India who resisted colonial demands to grow more export crops forebears of food sovereignty movement?
As Colombia edges towards peace, longstanding issues of poverty and rural development must be faced if it is to last.
New York clings firmly to its system of rent control, but London's housing market has changed too much to re-introduce them.
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