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The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

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24 April 2013

Aceh, Indonesia

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In a lot of places, food is available and the market is working but people are too poor to buy it, so cash donations are more effective than food. Previously U.S. aid laws did not allow cash donations but a new propos...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

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23 January 2013

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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Social programs are seen as a fiscal burden on the U.S. However, investment in effective social programs saves taxpayer dollars so evaluating the performance of federal programs could help Congress act more responsibly.

Orange County Register

Maurice Possley

6 January 2013

Santa Ana, California, United States

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In the U.S., witnesses frequently select the wrong person because of improper police influence. Some states have incorporated a set of police guidelines that ensure the integrity of identifications.

The New York Times

David Bornstein

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22 August 2012

Bangladesh

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The Grameen Bank became successful as the organization that won the Nobel Peace Prize for extending small loans to impoverished village women. Now, the Bangladeshi government’s power grab for the world’s biggest micro...

The New York Times

Maia Szalavitz

27 September 2011

Washington, United States

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U.S. policymakers do not want to make drug use safer. Over the counter Naloxone could save lives by preventing addicts from using more drugs to treat the withdrawal.

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

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9 June 2011

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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Many offenders get out of jail owing hundreds or thousands of dollars in court and parole fees but face barriers to financing and job acquisition, sticking them in a punitive, vicious cycle of debt and arrest. A progr...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

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24 March 2011

Bangladesh

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The Bangladesh government seeks to take control of the Grameen Bank, the world’s biggest microlender and winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for offering small loans to poor village women. The seizure threatens the bank’s...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

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21 March 2011

Bangladesh

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The Grameen Bank is the largest microlender in the world, with 8.4 million borrowers (most of them women villagers) who received more than $1 billion in loans last year. But the bank has come under attack by the gover...

The New York Times

David Bornstein

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10 December 2010

Ohio, United States

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In part, miscommunication between bankers, brokers and homeowners created the 2008 economic crisis. Protection laws mandating better labeling and trusted third-party intermediaries could improve communication and help...

Deutsche Welle (DW)

Matthias Kopp

2 September 2008

Pucallpa, Peru

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Albina Ruiz, founder of the social enterprise Ciudad Saludable, works with people living in areas dominated by the trash dump to create a more formal system of waste removal for their health and the wider city's clean...

SFGate

Kevin Fagan

4 December 2003

San Francisco, California, United States

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To combat rampant homelessness, cities like New York are investing in supportive housing and comprehensive, consistent services for the homeless population. Although San Francisco has smaller-scale supportive housing ...

The New York Times

Tina Rosenberg

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10 August 2003

Mexico

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Corruption in Mexico is ingrained in all systems and interactions. President Vicente Fox and his administration are trying to change this. Their mentality is that for corruption to truly be fought the government needs...

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