Theory and practice hand in hand

The definition of poverty was the outcome and discussion theme during 2009 conference on Chronic Poverty, at Manchester University in UK. While seemingly important theoretical questions were addressed, and highly interesting econometric results presented, the conference itself was, and 10 years of research a priori this closing conference, a place of yet more reports but […]

Let’s Not Have a Heart Attack

  Imagine yourself a massive lover of chocolate, enjoying several chocolate bars every day. Your high-sugar diet starts causing you health problems and you visit your doctor, who tells you that your current diet of excessive chocolate consumption puts you at high risk for worsening health problems, with a high risk for a heart attack […]