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Playing catch-up: how latecomer economies joined the digital race
7 Nov 2019
New research from The University of Manchester explores the strategies used by latecomer economies to play catch-up to the digital world.
NGO Explorer tool aims to connect the UK’s development charities
30 Apr 2019
To address this gap, Professor Dan Brockington of the University of Sheffield and Dr Nicola Banks of The University of Manchester set out to map and ...
Bangladesh is booming, but authoritarianism could burst its bubble
28 Feb 2019
Bangladesh has been a development success story in recent years. The country made remarkable progress in poverty alleviation prior to the Millennium ...
Voucher scheme shown to improve diets of low income families
23 May 2018
A scheme providing fruit and veg vouchers to low-income families with young children has brought about significant nutritional improvements in ...
UK’s gender pay gap is narrowing, new research finds
11 May 2018
The UK’s gender pay gap is gradually narrowing - but women still have some way to go to match the earning level of their male counterparts, ...