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Gender and Development

@ChiaraFomia What is the first thing that comes to your mind if I say “gender”? and what do you think about if I say “gender equality”? I’m ready to bet that the majority of you will have instantaneously thought about “female and male” as a reply to the former question, and about “women” – or […]

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Is Poverty a Death Sentence?

@ChiaraFomia We live in a world where sleeping under a roof is a luxury today. I felt guilty for sleeping under a roof last night. When I was breathing in the fresh air in my airconditioned room, people in a city across the globe were running away from their villages to survive. Their air was […]

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Impact of Public Investment on Economic Growth

@ChiaraFomia In this article, I’d like to explore how economic growth and the “welfare state”[1] are affected by public investment. The effect of public investment on economic growth is very country-specific, indicating that each nation has different public investment scenarios. Public investment can be defined as investment by the state in particular assets, and it […]