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Tariq Thachil. Who do Political Brokers Serve? Evidence from Informal Leaders in India’s Slums

30Mar201712:30
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Why are political brokers responsive to the claims of some voters and not others? Despite an expansive comparative literature on brokers, relatively few studies have systematically scrutinized...

Joint ISID, GHP and Economics Seminar: Of quacks and crooks: The conundrum of informal health care in India

29Mar201710:00
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The Institute for the Study of International Development, McGill Global Health Programs and the Department of Economics are happy to present a special lecture by Dr.

William Sunderlin. Is REDD+ Well-Prepared to Achieve its Global Goals? Some Insights from Six Years of Field Research in the Tropics

23Feb201712:30
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Underway for a decade, REDD+ (which stands for “Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation”) has been viewed as a promising, frontline approach not just for climate change mitigation ...

S.P. Harish. Pre-colonial Institutions and State Capacity: Evidence from Southeast Asia

16Feb201712:30
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European colonization has been identified as a key determinant of economic growth and state capacity in many developing countries.

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