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For Growth to Continue, China Must Innovate

While China’s unprecedented late-20 th century growth was fueled by low labor costs and an enormous labor force, that easy growth is ending, argues a new article in the Journal of Economic Perspectives. “From ‘Made in China’ to ‘Innovated in China:’…

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Report Shows Chinese Home Prices Inflated by Marriage Competition

The rapid rise of home prices in many Chinese provinces can most readily be explained by the drive to attract a prospective sexual partner, finds a new analysis from the International Food Policy Research Institute. “Home Ownership as Status…

In the News

Ethiopia Drought Warning (BBC)

IFPRI’s Paul Dorosh, Director of the Development Strategy and Governance Division at IFPRI, was interviewed on the BBC’s Focus on Africa program about hunger in Ethiopia. Though the BBC’s Sophie Ikenye mentioned that the number of people dying of…

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Chicken Out (The Economist)

The Economist cited the research of IFPRI’s Derek Headey and Kalle Hirvonen in the December 12 issue. According to the article, Headey and Hirvonen found “that households which kept poultry indoors had a significantly higher rate of child stunting…

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Nigeria will be middle-income country by 2030 (The Punch)

The Annual Trends and Outlook Report from ReSAKSS was featured in an article in The Punch, which brands itself as Nigeria’s most widely-read newspaper. IFPRI Director for Africa Ousmane Badiane was quoted in the article saying how leaders’ “decisions…

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