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    Antoine Bouet is an IFPRI Senior Research Fellow. After decades of strong growth, is China’s economy starting to show signs of a slowdown? And, if so, what would this mean for the country’s national poverty reduction campaign and for the global ...
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    Following democratization in 1994, the Malawi government put great emphasis on reducing poverty. The predominantly agrarian economy has had little rural-urban migration and Malawi’s current level of industrialization and urbanization is low by ...
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    Why are most of the world’s poorest people located in tropical countries? When historical climate data became widely available in the late 1990s, IFPRI senior research fellow Margaret McMillan and coauthor William Masters of Tufts University were ...
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    As a country’s income level rises, undernutrition rates are expected to fall. However, for years, the mystery of South Asia’s rising income levels existing concurrently with stubbornly high levels of child undernutrition has stumped researchers. ...
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    Accra—Policymakers, African experts, and international researchers are convening here on May 10-11 to discuss important opportunities and challenges related to economic development, urbanization, and industrialization on the continent. The ...