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Scholars issue plan to reduce poverty

Stanford scholars and other experts on California's low-income population have unveiled a new initiative โ€“ the Equal Opportunity Plan โ€“ aimed at dramatically reducing poverty in the state.

dateMay 19, 2015 in Social Sciences
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New book seeks to address child poverty

A new book by a professor of Public Policy at Victoria University and a University of Otago academic sends some clear messages around what can be done to alleviate child poverty in New Zealand.

dateMar 10, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Sustainable energy hub for Asia launched

The Asian Development Bank and two U.N. agencies launched a hub Wednesday to mobilize investments and innovation to bring clean energy to the Asia Pacific region, where more than 600 million people lack electricity and 1.8 ...

dateJun 18, 2014 in Energy & Green Tech
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