Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Links mostly about developing countries

Asia's next revolution in Economist. Excerpt:
"...the world's most  vibrant economies are shifting gear, away from simply building wealth towards building a welfare state."
Lancet on the momentum towards universal heath care both via Duncan Green.
Martin Khor on the recent non-aligned summit in Tehran.
Analysis finds benefits to racial quota in Brazilian higher education from ScienceDaily
Evolutionary trees of traditional medicine plants provide hints for drug-makers by Ed Yong.
Yves Smith on getting economists to acknowledge rentier finance.

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