Category: Global Development

‘Infant nutrition v debt relief’

‘Infant nutrition v debt relief’

The Economist | Infant nutrition v debt relief Are we trying to measure the unmeasurable? https://www.economist.com/news/asia/21744101-policy-proposals-are-selected-based-cost-benefit-analyses-not-whims-politicians-indian?frsc=dg%7Ce

Crop insecurity: what is the future of our food?

Crop insecurity: what is the future of our food?

Crop insecurity: what is the future of our food? Important article on the downside of the green revolution and the resulting crop monoculture and importance of crop diversity https://www.ft.com/content/843c2bbc-379a-11e8-8eee-e06bde01c544 via @FT

When Doing Good Ends Badly for CEOs- The Wall Street Journal.

When Doing Good Ends Badly for CEOs- The Wall Street Journal.

When Doing Good Ends Badly for CEOs This seems like really dubious science. I seriously doubt there are more than a handful of companies whose corporate social responsibility is so material that it would lead to firing. I venture this is an example of statistical analysis run amok. https://www.wsj.com/articles/when-doing-good-ends-badly-for-ceos-1508245277