Saturday, July 11, 2009

Links of Interest (07/10/2009)

$20 billion to boost food supplies to the hungry committed by the G8

Olivier Blanchard explains “the perfect storm

World Economic Outlook July update (economic growth projected to be 2.5 percent in 2010)

More agricultural subsidies for poor farmers in Nepal (the more subsidies Indian farmers receive, the more Nepali farmers need to compete in the heavily integrated market)

Female time poverty reinforces the persistent female income poverty (because the gender division of labour between paid and unpaid activities, distinct from childhood, seems to have important implications to female accumulation of capital)